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Slightly domed rectangular hinged lid on conforming box. Painted ochre and freehand painted en grisaille with birds, sprigs and flourishes on all sides. Lined with an 1806 Massachusetts newspaper. Nail construction.
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
5.875 x 11.875 x 7.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little