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CIGARETTE BOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The rectangular box is made entirely of malachite, except for the gilt metal hinge. There is also glt metal edging around the center of the box where the top and bottom meet.

Category:
gems
Object name:
CIGARETTE BOX
Made from:
Malachite -- gilt metal
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
4.6 × 7.9 × 9.5 cm (1 13/16 × 3 1/8 × 3 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
21.103
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973