Box

Date

1840-1880

GUSN

GUSN-3168

Description

Oval Shaker-style box, small (spice box) size, with lapped top and bottom, secured wtih hard-hammered nails; warm, natural brown finish; now houses chess set.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
ash (wood)
bentwood
nailing
Ash
Bentwood
Nailed
BOX

Inscription

Written on a NFL jelly label on the bottom: ""Box for/short paint-/ed chess-/men""

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1354A,B

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

3.125 x 5.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1354AB