Cheese box with cover

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2347

Description

Wooden cheese box painted green with lapped sides screwed with convex nails. Fitted cover with sunburst and three concentric "pinwheel" bands.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cheese boxes
cookware
bentwood
carving (processes)
handmade
wood (plant material)
sunbursts
Wood
Bentwood
Handmade
Carved
Sunburst
Pinwheel
Box, Cheese

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.355A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

5 1/4 (H), 11 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.355AB