Box

Box
Title
Box
Date 
1780-1800
Medium 
Wood, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 5 7/8 x 16 1/8 x 7 3/4 in. ( 14.9 x 41 x 19.7 cm )
Description 
Rectangular veneered wooden box with flat, hinged lid, hasp lock, dovetailed corners, and marquetry consisting of narrow borders where top and bottom meet and intermittent pattern of circles at corners and pointed ovoid forms placed at edges; inside more roughly finished, with strips of wood nailed on to inside to extend box.
Object Number 
INV.8755
Marks 
written: in pencil on inside of lid: "This Box Belonged to Aaron Burr and/was given to Dr. Stillwell by Col. Wm. D. Craft./the law partner of Col. Burr 1888-89"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group