Spice Box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2358

Description

Round bentwood form with single left-pointed lap. Fitted cover held in place by single right-pointed lap. Painted yellow and hand- decorated in blues with compass-starburst design at top and floral sprig at sides. Edged in banding and undulating line motif. Interior painted blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/4 (H), 4 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.375