Box with lid and tray

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2351

Description

Three-part round box. A - Cover: flat fitted with vinegar-grained top; straight lap rim painted yellow with black pinstripes; over a second cover-tray. B - Cover-tray: straight lap secured with tacks; painted yellow with black pinstripes. C - Box: deep with straight laps painted yellow with black pinstripes at base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
bentwood
graining
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Maple
Pine
Bentwood
Grained
Painted
BOX

Inscription

In red crayon under cover: E.L.D. In pencil under cover: Sarah Jane Raser from [ ] N.J.[?] 1839 In chalk under cover: Arthur Bonner/Florham[?] Park/NJ

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.368

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.5 (H), 11.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.368A-C