Jewelry Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1834-1933

GUSN

GUSN-6538

Description

Modified pentagonal shaped; leather covered; embossed gilt; sunflower design on flat top of box with the initials "J.R.M."; brass latch on side front; three C and S scrolled gilt bands on side of box; red velvet interior.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
brass (alloy)
embossing
gilding
leather
velvet (fabric weave)
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Leather
Velvet
Brass
Sunflower
Embossed
Gilded
BOX, JEWELRY

Inscription

J.R.M. (James Rundlet May); illegible label on bottom.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

4.875 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1330