Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-61128

Description

Circular toleware box with hinged, stepped lid. Red and gold chinoiserie decoration with two figures.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
tinware
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
Box, Trinket

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2.75 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1717