Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1867-1933

GUSN

GUSN-6555

Description

Heart-shaped box with olive-green clay body; two white pate-sur-pate applied putti on lid, each holding cornucopia which meet in center enclosing a pierced heart; base has pate-sur-pate floral sprigs; base has indented flanged mouth receiving slightly domed cover with straight sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
stoneware (pottery)
black basaltes
pâte-sur-pâte
hearts (motifs)
putti (motifs)
Stoneware
Heart
Putti
Cornucopia
Pate-Sur-Pate
BOX, TRINKET

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

1.375 x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1343AB