Spice Box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-2578

Description

Round tin spice box, painted black, with decorative band in gold and red; hinged cover with decoratively fashioned rectangular fastener hung on enclosed wire; inside painted copper color; one handle holder (other missing). [contains seven small covered cans 1991.770.2-.8].

Details

Descriptive Terms

spice boxes
cookware
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
BOX, SPICE

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.770

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.770.1