Spice box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1790-1840

GUSN

GUSN-25002

Description

Circular bandbox joined w/ straight overlapping joints. Flat circular top. Bottom branded "W. Coffin." Later marked "Rice box used by Dr. William Coffin surgeon on one of Paul Jones' vessels during the Revolutionary War."

Details

Descriptive Terms

spice boxes
cookware
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Ash
Pine
BOX, SPICE

Inscription

See description.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.625 x 10.375 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1963.186