Spice Box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-2353

Description

Round bentwood box with fitted cover stenciled "SPICES". Contains seven cylindrical boxes with fitted covers, stenciled on top and at sides with name of contents. Unvarnished finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spice boxes
cookware
Oak
Turned
Stenciled
BOX, SPICE

Inscription

Stenciled printed (stamp) top and side of each box: .1B: Spice .6: Nutmeg .2: Mustard .7: Allspice .3: Pepper .8: Cloves .4: Ginger .5: Cinnamon On base: Pat. Nov.17, 1868.

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.370.1-8

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

3.625 (H), 7.875 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.370.1-.8