Shaving Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-54995

Description

Pewter, cylindrical-shaped, shaving soap box with hinged lid. Lid has flat-topped dome in center with concentric cirlce pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Box, Shaving

Inscription

"A.G." (stamped)

Maker

Griswold, Ashbil (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Meriden, Connecticut

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

1 1/2 (H), 4 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Charles K. Davis

Accession Number

1949.180

Places

Fairfield (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Meriden (New Haven county, Connecticut)