Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-2625

Description

Small, painted, scenic design in rectangular shape throughout; painted blue interior; hinged lid; painted in yellow enamel; bordered in black, brown and blue stripping with an off white border around en griseille; the bottom is washed in black; landscape showing light house on island with shore and bush in foreground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Jelly label on bottom: 355 2.00

Pattern

Rectangular

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.844