Liquor Chest

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-3286

Description

Rectangular hinged lid with a molded edge over a conforming box with a flat base and wire handles on the sides painted brown-red. The interior is filled with 12 square compartments each holding a blown green glass liquor (gin) bottle and a corkscrew. The bottles are in various forms.

Details

Descriptive Terms

accessories
case furniture
glass (material)
glassblowing
pine (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Pine
Glass
Painted
Blown
CHEST, LIQUOR

Inscription

On a typed paper jelly jar label on the inside lid reads: Case of bottles from/""Highfields"", Byfield, from Geo. William Adams,/1938 Purchased with many/other family heirlooms.

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1073

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.75 x 18.125 x 13.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1073.1