Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2624

Description

Small painted scenic deisgn in rectangular shape throughout; has painted interior, a hinged lid, an exterior painted in yellow enamel; bordered in black, brown and blue stripping; off-white border around engriseille landscape showing castle or fort at water's edge; a cliff exists in the foregound. Interior is painted blue while bottom is washed in black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
borders (ornament areas)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
scenes (depictions)
Wood
Painted
scenic
Bordered
Rectangular
Box, Trinket

Pattern

scenic

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.843