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Overhanging molded rectangular lid with cotter-pin hinges, on case with single drawer, molded base, half round molding outlines case front and drawer; painted red-brown and decorated with fruit tree over two spread-wing birds in white, red, brown.
chests (case furniture)
Typed jelly jar label on inner left side of drawer: ""Decorated box made by Robert Crossman[sic] of Taunton. Desc. in Macomber fam. of Taunton untill[sic] sold at auction by Herbert Macomber, Executor. It remained in Taunton till 1954.""
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Attributed to Crosman, Robert, 1707-1799 (Cabinetmaker)
Taunton, MA, USA
10 x 17 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little