Object number
18th century
Painted iron strongbox, back of box is unpainted. Front of box has false key hole in center, the actual key hole is in the center of the lid. Iron handles on sides of box. Front and back of box are divided into eight sections. The four smaller sections contain images of flowers and fruit in a long stem bowl. The larger two bottom images are of leaf and flowers motifs. The large upper images are of two figures playing the harp and the lute. Their upper bodies are human while the lower part resemble flora. Colors are predominately green, yellow and pink.
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type