Cheese Box with Cover

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2345

Description

Round form with flat, fitted cover branded "G. Upton". Box with straight lap secured with iron tacks. The cover with slightly curved lap; also secured with iron tacks. All painted red. Underside of cover painted blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheese boxes
cookware
bentwood
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Pine
Oak
Bentwood
Painted
Box, Cheese

Inscription

Branded top of cover: G. UPTON

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.353A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6 3/8 (H), 13 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.353AB