Storage Box

Date

1810-1825

GUSN

GUSN-2871

Description

Rectangular form with cotter pinhinged dome lid, painted light blue and decorated in freehand with weeping willow trees and urns in blue, green, black and gold at front and ends. The top is decorated with a red and green fruit spray. The front ends and top are also decorated with red, green and yellow pinstriping on each plate and clasp.

Details

Descriptive Terms

storage boxes
dovetail joints
painting (coating)
poplar (wood)
Tulip Poplar
Dovetail
Painted
BOX, STORAGE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

12.5 x 26.75 x 14.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1332