Iron, tin, paint
Overall: 7 x 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in. ( 17.8 x 31.4 x 24.1 cm )
stencilled: in blue pencil on inside of lid: "SPICE/BOX" written: in black ink on paper labels: "Nutmegs."; "Mace."; "Mustard."; "Cloves."; Allspice."; "Cinnamon."
Rectangular tinned sheet iron box with beveled edges, plain molding, flat, hinged lid, oval mount with bail handle, and latch, all painted green; inside divided into eight compartments, each covered with hinged flap, with paper label with handwritten inscription "Nutmegs." "Mace." etc.; stencilled inscription on inside of lid.
According to accession records, this spice box descended from David Grimm.
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin (Mrs. J. Harper Skillin)
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.