Six-board Chest

Date

1940-1950

GUSN

GUSN-2751

Description

A rectangular spiral wire-hinged lid with a molded edge on the case with a molded base raised on bracket feet. It is painted red. The interior of the box is fitted with till and four open top boxes made from cigar boxes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

miniatures (toys)
board chests
case furniture
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Colonial Revival
pine (wood)
reproductions
Pine
Painted
Colonial Revival
Reproduction
CHEST, MINIATURE

Inscription

inside the chest on a note written in pencil by NFL read: this box appears to be/a fake/N.F.L. Also included is a supposed history of the box.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7.125 x 10.75 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1196