Jewelry Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1830

GUSN

GUSN-73268

Description

Tn, green, blue, red; rectangular; compartmnts; slide lid; multi motifs

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
birch (wood)
painting (coating)
varnishing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
castles (fortifications)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
fruit
seashell
Birch
Painted
Varnished
Flower
Fruit
Seashell
Bird
Castle
BOX, JEWELRY

Label

In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Sewing Box Accession Number 1969.3296

Maker

May, Mary Perrin, 1815-1877 (Maker)

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2 x 8 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3303