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Rectangular; chip-carved in two horizontal panels: the top carved with six exotic-looking primitive structures and trees; the lower half carved with five sailing vessels at sea, a band with carved inscription divides the panels; unpainted.
wood (plant material)
marines (visual works)
1) Carved on front: ""APREL THE 8l YEAR 1763 NOAH EMERY HIS BOEX"". 2) Typed jelly jar label on back: ""A Noah Emery was born in Exeter, NH 10 Nov. 1748, m. Jane Hale, 5 Dec., 1771, d. 6 Jan. 1817. Bell's Hist. Exeter"".
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Emery, Noah (Maker)
5 1/2 x 14 3/4 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little