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Large, square, lidded box with scrolled hasp lock on front, brass bail handle with wooden grip on top, and two hinges riveted to the back. Lid has a wire-rolled rim, while the box has a top edge folded with a wire bead below and a flat bottom. Both lid and box are made of five pieces. Tinned interior. No marks.
Currently not on view
date made
place made
United Kingdom: England
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
brass (handle material)
wood (handle material)
overall: 7 3/4 in x 12 3/4 in x 12 7/8 in; 19.685 cm x 32.385 cm x 32.7025 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Data Source
National Museum of American History