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

Object Type

Container

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