Box

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2720

Description

Important masonic rectangular lift-top box painted vermillion red ground with masonic designs (including pillars, compass & square, beehive, hammer & chisel, trees, eye of god) in gold, black and green on front and top. A single stepped oval handle on top of the hinged lid. Lock removed to reveal empty escutcheons cut out.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Masonic Symbol
BOX

Inscription

Painted in gold on box lid ""R. Blood""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.5 x 14 x 7.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.945