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A Box Lives On

US ARMY ARTILLERY GUNNER QUADRANT INSTRUMENT BOX

Item Number : 49058P1

$19.50 EACH
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A Box Lives On

Joseph Cornell would have loved this one. Remember him? The assemblage artist who put boxes on the art map? Look him up. And then imagine the possibilities for this his handsomely rugged, hinged-top 7” x 7-3/4” x 1 3/4” wooden box from the U.S. Army. Painted olive drab on the outside with brass hardware, it used to be a GI artillery gunner’s quadrant instrument box. Has interior wooden bracing, perfect for a Cornell-style piece, and the words “CHEST, PACKING FOR GUNNER’S QUADRANT” stenciled in white on the hinged lid. If you’re not into making art, use it for anything you’d use a wooden box for (duh), or just as a cool, authentic display item. Made in the USA, natural

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