Pounce Box

Object number
1884.2
Creator
Unknown
Date
1750 – 1775
Description
Baluster-turned container with pierced dish at top; used to hold blotting sand or pounce. Belonged to William Ellery.
Materials
wood
Credit Line
Gift of Benjamin Weaver
Object Type
pounce boxes
Subjects
Writing materials
Related People & Organizations
Ellery, William, 1727-1820 (associated)