Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-50590

Description

A small rectangular form with a raised gilded decoration. It has a hinged lid and decorative reserve. This is enclosed with polychrome print of the Madonna and Child.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
gesso
gilding
transfer printing
wood (plant material)
Box, Accessory
Box, Trinket
Box, Trinket

Inscription

In pencil on the underside is: 12.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.16