Trinket Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1834-1867

GUSN

GUSN-7597

Description

Egg-shaped, molded opaque apple-green body with acid-frosted surface treatment. Flat bottom. Hinged at top third with mouth opening mounted with beaded brass collars or flanges on both top and bottom. Button clasp at front. Possibly a powder jar.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
frosting
glass (material)
molding (forming)
Glass
Molded
Frosted
BOX, TRINKET

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2.5 x 2.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.567