Firkin and Lid

Made by Cotton Hersey, American (Hingham, Massachusetts), 1792 - 1881

Geography:
Made in Hingham, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1800-1850

Medium:
Pine

Dimensions:
2 3/8 x 2 3/8 inches (6 x 6 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

Object Location:

* Gallery 113, American Art, first floor (Newman Gallery)

Accession Number:
1963-160-62a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Zieget, 1963

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Label:

Inscribed in ink on bottom: This is for Dorothy Durgin ... Elijah Brown

Written on enclosed cardboard disk that fits into lid: Given to Edna on her 13th birthday by her friend D. A. Durgin

Inscribed on top of lid: C. H.


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