Small Box with Attached Glass Cover

GUSN

GUSN-38330

Description

Small rectangular paper box with attached glass cover. Printed image under glass of seated woman holding hands with standing man on river bank with castle in background. Thin brown paper trim with row of embossed circles. Box is covered with paper printed with black floral pattern on blended yellow, green, blue and burgandy ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
Box
Box

Inscription

"A Paris chez Cellier Md d'E stampes Rue S' Martin 70 / LES ADIEUX D' HENRI" (Print under glass cover)
"Nancy Peirce born Nov. 22-1784 / died 1855 - Married to / Leonard Smith May 29 - 1808 / She was the daughter of, / Anna Parker and Ephraim Peirce Jr. / of Lexington Mass, and the / grand-daughter of / Captain John Parker." (On paper affixed to interior bottom of box)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. L. Damon

Accession Number

1936.13