Spice Box with Cover

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2355

Description

Round bentwood form with single straight lap held by tacks. Fitted flat cover with single straight lap. Painted dark green. Cover sides painted black. Box interior fitted with dividers; four sections.

Details

Descriptive Terms

spice boxes
cookware
bentwood
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Pine
Maple
Bentwood
Painted
Box, Spice

Inscription

Impressed on cover top: [Illegible]/ WINCHENDON/MASS

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.372A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

2 7/8 (H), 6 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.372AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)