Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1680-1700

GUSN

GUSN-8267

Description

Rectangular molded hinged lid with cleats at ends on conforming box. Front carved with interlaced lozenge-shapes enclosing inscription. Box has till and pierced metal lockplate.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Bible boxes
carving (processes)
incising
oak (wood)
Oak
Carved
Seventeenth Century
Incised
BOX

Inscription

Incised on front: 16 M [round symbol] E 83

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.33 x 29.75 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.641