Box

Object Number: 
INV.8755
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 )
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"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group