Research Collections
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
wood
Catalogue Number
102.04.0327
Description
Lidded, interchangeable, four compartment, stacking box set. Bottom level 3.0 cm. deep, two middle levels 2.4 cm. deep and top level 1.8 cm. deep all topped with almost flat lid. Interiors red, bases black with ridged bases. Overall exterior is black ground and each box has two floral motifs on opp…
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Title
Trinket Box
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
wood
Dimensions
10.0 x 6.6 x 7.5 cm
Description
Lidded, interchangeable, four compartment, stacking box set. Bottom level 3.0 cm. deep, two middle levels 2.4 cm. deep and top level 1.8 cm. deep all topped with almost flat lid. Interiors red, bases black with ridged bases. Overall exterior is black ground and each box has two floral motifs on opposite sides and additional scroll vines. When stacked properly flowers arrange into staircase diagonal.
Subject
households
decorative
Japanese
E. S. Morse
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
102.04.0327
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