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Bentwood oval form with fitted lid constructed with two pointed laps: one pointing left, one pointing right that are painted dark green and deocrated in freehand with yellow geometric cartouches enclosing above inscription; the center of box is pressed with a coin slot for coins and the interior of box is lined at bottom with early 19th century printed paper.
1. Freehand painted on cover: W.A. Adams/ Jan. 1st/ 1826 2. In pencil on the underside of the cover: ELLA/ LOUISA/ 1865
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
2 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little