Box

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-7012

Description

Small, rectangular; black embossed with scrolling acanthus leaves, pale yellow border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
cardboard
embossing
paper (fiber product)
acorn
Unidentified Paper
Cardboard
Embossed
Acorn
BOX

Inscription

Printed labels: 1) on top: ""ESTABLISHED 1820 / FROM C. G. GUNTHER & SONS, / FUR WAREHOUSE, / 46 MAIDEN LANE, / NEW-YORK / PERMANENTLY LOCATED. / Doing the most extensive wholesale business in the Fur line / in this country. Our establishment is open year round. / We guarantee every article to be as represented, and sold / at fair prices. / Importers, Manufacturers, and Shippers of Raw Furs and Skins / For Mr. Raymond / 110 West 13th Street / Paid."" 2) on lining of top.

Additional Identification Number

1933.2125A,B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1933.2125AB

Places

New York state (United States)