Pantry Box with cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8257

Description

One of a set of round wood spice boxes, painted a blackish-green with red-yellow block lettering in red frame. Fitted lid secured with copper nails. Stackable nest; part of incomplete set.

Details

Descriptive Terms

storage boxes
cookware
copper (metal)
nailing
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Painted
Nailed
Copper
Box, Food-storage

Inscription

"Rice" (Painted)

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.371.3A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/8 (H), 6 7/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.371.3AB