Box: Celtic motif

Box: Celtic motif
  • Title :     Box: Celtic motif
  • Artist:     T. K. Austin & Co. Designer
  • Accession:     TD1993.77.2
  • Country:     Ireland Dublin
  • Date:     circa 1884
  • Dimensions:     Inches 8-7/8 11 6-1/4, Centimeters 22.5 27.9 15.9
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Arts and Crafts
  • Subject:     Celtic , Nationalism
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1993.77.1-21.JPG
  • Tags:     Arts and Crafts~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Yew wood box with hinged lid; Celtic motif on exterior; applied brass cresting and hardware; decorative bosses, inset glass? cabochon mounts; curvilinear brass interlaced lines, ornate brass lock hardware (key missing) and side handles; interior has multiple compartment dividers of varying depths; lid interior is lined with dark blue grosgrain fabric; underside covered with velvet.