Research Collections
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
wood; metal
Catalogue Number
108.05.0058
Description
Lacquered wood box with handle on top side. Hinged door on front with sliding clasp, behind door are three drawers, each having a circular metal pull, each drawer interior speckled gold lustre over black. Each drawer face diamond shaped design. Exterior of box is black ground with gold lacquer spe…
Title
Trinket Box
Date
1870 – 1890
Material
wood; metal
Dimensions
2.2 x 2.0 x 2.9 cm
Description
Lacquered wood box with handle on top side. Hinged door on front with sliding clasp, behind door are three drawers, each having a circular metal pull, each drawer interior speckled gold lustre over black. Each drawer face diamond shaped design. Exterior of box is black ground with gold lacquer speckling on door interior and base. Hanging flower lacquer design over surface of box, bottom of box has large blossom design. Door clasp fragile. Inset tacks on box top which serve as handle rests.
Subject
households
decorative
miniatures
Japanese
Edward S. Morse
Edith Morse Robb
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
108.05.0058
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