Sander or Pouncebox

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1780-1850

GUSN

GUSN-3165

Description

Hardwood sander (aka pouncebox), small, with outflared bowl top with center perforation in the form of a 6-pointed star, above grooved neck and high outflared base and molded foot; light colored satiny fruitwood with burl spots; felt-lined bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pounce boxes
fruitwood
turning (shaping process)
Fruitwood
Turned
BOX, POUNCE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 (H), 2.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1358