Silversmith's Display Case

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1730-1790

GUSN

GUSN-2530

Description

Triangular (wedge) shape with hinged door with six panes of glass held by molded mullions; case has molded base and is painted blue, the interior painted black; backboard pierced with hanging hole and fitted with slotted rail for spoons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

showcases
glass (material)
molding (forming)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Glass
Painted
Molded
CASE, DISPLAY

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Merchandising T&E

Dimensions

23 x 26 x 8.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.580