Box with sliding top
late 17th century
Object Place: Northern Europe
10.16 x 24.13 x 11.43 cm (4 x 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A small rectangular box with a sliding top rounded at one end, housed in grooves in the sides. and that slightly overhangs one end. The box frame is pegged together. The four sides and top are carved with a central pinwheel design and with triangular elements in the corners. Each side is carved with the initials “RT.”
Each side is carved with the initials: "RT"
A modern label associated with the box reads: "Made by Ralph Thacher . . ."
Gift of Dr. J. Dellinger Barney, 1953 (Accession Date September 10, 1953)
Gift of Dr. J. Dellinger Barney