Box

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2282

Description

Rectangular form with sliding cover, projecting rounded handle at one end, sides with raised panels incised with a circle and flower motif enclosed by sawtooth patterned chip-carved borders; handle also incised with flower and circle; old brown paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
chip carving
incising
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
Maple
Carved
Incised
BOX

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/8 x 9 1/4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.290