Box

Date

1775-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2806

Description

Painted and decorated pine knife or candle box, of long rectangular form. Has pin-hinged carved lid, wooden peg construction, painted with an allover grey-blue and paint-decorated with black freehand scrolling vine and sunburst designs on the top and three sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
metal
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
sunbursts
Pine
Unidentified Metal
Pegged
Painted
Sunburst
BOX

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.25 x 12.5 x 4.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1257