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A rectangular cotter-pin-hinged lid with molded edges and cleats over a conforming box with a molded base raised on four turnip-shaped feet. It is painted red-brown and decorated with circles and "clock-like" deviced and birds flanking a heart under the initials "A.P." -all painted white.
Painted on the front are the initals: A.P. It is labeled: Daniel Poor, Danvers . On a typed jelly jar label on the inside of the box is: Box attributed to Sam Lane, Hampton,/ N.H. Decended in the Poor Family of/Andover and Danvers. Initials may sig/nify marriage of Mary Adams and Thos./Poor in Newbury in 1728.
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Attributed to Lane, Samuel (Maker)
Attributed to Moulton, John (Maker)
Hampton Falls, NH, USA; Hampton, NH, USA
12.75 x 23.5 x 15 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
New Hampshire (United States)