Digital Commonwealth

Trinket Box

Item Information

Title:
Trinket Box
Description:
Cylindrical cann shaped box has light blue underglaze decoration with white overglaze enamel; hand painted blue in freely executed scene of a crane and branches; floral motif on cover; circular flat conforming cover fits over indented flanged mouth of body.
Date:
1900–1933
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
porcelain
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
overglazing
underglazing
boxes (containers)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
foliation (pattern)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
cranes (birds)
floral patterns
Porcelain
Underglazed
Overglazed
Painted
Crane
Branch
Floral
Places:
New HampshireRockingham (county)Portsmouth
Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.)
Extent:
2.375 in. (H) Diameter: 2.75 in.; 0.625 in. (H) Diameter: 2.75 in.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Ralph May
Accession #:
1971.1341AB
Identifier:
6553