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

Dimensions

2.5 x 2.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.567