Puff Box

Date

1900-1933

GUSN

GUSN-6580

Description

Red lacquered two-part circular box with "japanned" water fowl design; conforming domed cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder puffs
japanning
lacquering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
waterfowl
Japanned
Waterfowl
Lacquered
BOX, PUFF

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Far East

Dimensions

3.125 (H), 4.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1363AB