Nesting Pantry Boxes

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1825-1860

GUSN

GUSN-2360

Description

Nest of three oval pantry boxes; maple; graduated sizes with pointed odd laps (facing opposite directions) on box and top hoop; painted deep green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

storage boxes
cookware
bentwood
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
tacking
Maple
Tacked
Painted
Bentwood
Shaker
Box, Food-storage

Inscription

"CASSIA"; "SPICE" (Raised white block lettering on lids of two boxes)

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.378.1-.4

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.378.1-3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)