Jewelry box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1875-1925

GUSN

GUSN-50809

Description

Small rectangular black lacquered box w/ bronzed edges on 4 bracket feet; hinged front door w/ inset panel w/ gilded, crested bird, orchids and curvalinear leaves; sides and top have gilded Japanese maple leaves and curvalinear line decorations; front door has applied pierced, incised hinges, lock plate and triangular corner mounts; inside 3 drawers w/ gilded heart-shaped leaf and stem motifs (also on inside of door); scalloped cast metal drop handles; larger scalloped handle on top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
casting (process)
gilding
incising
lacquering
metal
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Metal
Lacquered
Gilded
Incised
Slip Cast
BOX, JEWELRY

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.625 x 5.188 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.388