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Spice box

Spice box

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Turned and painted wood

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Thomas Sutton Esq.

  • Museum number:

    W.4-1918

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Spice box made from turned wood (pear, poplar and pine) the cover painted with roses; the interior is divided into four compartments labelled with the names of the spices; in the centre is a metal grater for nutmeg.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1770-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Turned and painted wood

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Diameter: 15.9 cm, :

Object history note

Given to the V&A in 1918 by Thomas Sutton Esq. [R.P. 18/657].

Descriptive line

Spice box, English, late 18th century

Materials

Wood; Poplar; Paint

Techniques

Turning; Painting

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Woodwork; Containers; Eating

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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