Box

Object Number: 
1977.31ab
Date: 
1782-1820
Medium: 
Oak, silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 8.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on silver plaque: "THIS BOX/IS/MADE OUT OF A PIECE/OF THE/ROYAL GEORGE/SUNK 29 AUG 1782"
Description: 
Circular oak box made out of piece of wood from the ship "Royal George"; circular silver plaque in center of top with engraved inscription.
Gallery Label: 
This box was made out of wood from the ship "Royal George," which sunk on August 29th, 1782.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group