Box

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1725-1730

GUSN

GUSN-2745

Description

Paint decorated pine bible box, of rectangular form, with hinged molded lid and base on four bun feet; reddish -brown painted ground with stylized, linear flowering vine motif sprigging from foot center with elliptical blossoms in red, white and black. The interior is unpainted and the feet are old but not original, as per NFL. [see photo neg#47476-A]

Details

Descriptive Terms

Bible boxes
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wire
American Colonial
pine (wood)
Pine
Wire
Painted
Colonial
BOX, BIBLE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

11.5 x 24 x 15.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1188

Places

Connecticut (United States)