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BOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The oval box is hinged. It is plain on the top and bottom which are set with pieces of goldstone. There is a narrow band around the body decorated with varied chased motifs of stylized flower sprays, buildings, animals and a tree. The lid opens to reveal a mirror inside.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
BOX
Made from:
Gold -- goldstone -- mirror
Made in:
Place made unknown
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
1.1 × 7.2 × 6 cm (7/16 × 2 7/8 × 2 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.242
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973