Box

Object Number: 
Z.1853
Date: 
1860-1880
Medium: 
Wood, paper, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 x 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 5.1 x 19 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on paper affixed to top of box: "CHRISTMAS PRESENT." written: on paper found with box: "Box given to Henry Lockwood for Xmas when a boy in Perry, Lake Co., Ohio. c. 1865 (?)"
Description: 
Rectangular wooden box with hinged lid; box top painted green with three reserves: central reserve has applied paper with printed image of a ship at sea with "CHRISTMAS PRESENT." printed below; narrow reserves at each side painted with black abstract leaves; lid of box has small silk tab for lifting; three sides of box have outline in black paint; inside lined with blue paper.
Gallery Label: 
This box was given to Henry Lockwood for Christmas around 1865 when he was a boy in Perry, Lake County, Ohio.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group