Spice Box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1826-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2359

Description

Oval bentwood form with fitted cover, with single lap on cover and base pointing in opposite directions. All painted green. Top embellished in initials in gold and black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Paint in gold and black at cover - top: MME Pencil at underside of cover: [illegible inscription]

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.376A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

2 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.376AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)