Painted Box

Date

1700-1730

GUSN

GUSN-251770

Description

Rectangular box with dovetailed corners. Painted blue with black corners and decorated with white and yellow flowers. The sides of the base are ribbed. A black escutcheon is on the center front portion of the lid. The lid of the box is domed, hinged to the base, and has a c-shaped metal handle. The anterior of the box is unfinished.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
pine (wood)
paint (coating)
metal
Box
Painted
Box

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 3/4 x 18 5/8 x 11 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.956

Date

1700-1730 (Early 18th Century)

Places

Possibly Europe
Possibly Scandinavia (Europe) [general region]