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Collections > Furniture > Trinket Box
Trinket box veneered in rootwood with a painted panel on lid. The box has rounded corners and all sides are veneered in rootwood with a lozenge-shaped keyhole escutcheon of satinwood. The top is framed with rootwood and painted with a rural scene with two sheep in the foreground, signed: G. HENRARD inv. The box is padded and lined with deep pink satin. Retains original key. Paper label on bottom reads "Fabrique d'ouvrage de Spa / HENRARD-CAJOT à Spa / Leçons de Dessin et de Peinture / Fleurs, Paysages, Animaux". Also price label, 50 francs.
Size: Length: 25.5 cm; Width: 12 cm; Depth: 8 cm.
Artist / Maker: H. Henrard
Object Type: box
Actual Date: c. 1860
Century: 19th century
Materials: Root, Paint, Wood
Museum Accession Number: Founders/FW.183