Wall box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1825-1860

GUSN

GUSN-8298

Description

Wooden, polychrome wall box with three-lobed lollipop top and sloped sides. Ragged/grained on yellow over red, painted with freehand symmetrical floral/leaf decoration and outlined with black paint. Black rays emanating from hanging holes at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
graining
handmade
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Painted
Grained
Handmade
Box, Wall

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 12 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.647