Pencil Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-312718

Description

Small, oblong wooden pencil box with cover attached with a screw. Box is carved out of one piece of wood. Cover pivets away from box to reveal divided interior. The box is square at one end, curved at the other. Lid and sides carved with geometric patterns, heart and tree.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
screws
Box
Box

Inscription

"Henry I. Chace born 1834 used this for a pencil case" (Handwritten on a piece of paper inside the box)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Accession Number

1930.1007