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Description

The cream-colored jewelry box is round in shape and is made up of a lid and base. On the lid, a raised bust image of Abraham Lincoln is featured. It is surrounded by a ring of stars and a decorative border. At the sides of the box's base, a leafy garland and three bald eagles and shields are shown. No information is included at the base.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

4 1/4 (diameter) X 2 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

ceramic [?]

Inscription

at top of lid: A. Lincoln [facsimile signature]

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

jewelry box

Class

glassware & ceramics

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

5482

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Abraham Lincoln Jewelry Box

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