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The Alabama Box

Date
1980
Dimensions
closed 6-1/8 x 16-3/4 x 12-3/8 inches
Type
Multiples
Description
A wooden box containing a sample of Alabama soil on the lid. Inside the hinged lid is tobacco advertising sign, a wooden folding knive, carved by the artist's father, a drawing and collage. Inside the single drawer are photographs taken in Alabama.
Materials
wooden box with mixed media
Accession Number
2008.56.1-.20
Inscriptions
under felt pad in hinged lid compartment "Christenberry" in stamped ink No 12" in pencil on side of wooden knife "WAC" on base of blade "1980", on reverse of drawing and collage "Christenberry" stamped "No 12" on rev of all photographs BR "Christenberry"
Copyright
© William Christenberry