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OBLONG TOOTHPICK HOLDER

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The long oval box has rounded ends. it is made fron ivory and is set with gold six hemispheres on the cover. Each has gold rays which are also set in the cover. The interior has a green velvet lining in the bottom and a mirror set in the cover. There is a small thumbpiece.

Category:
ivories
Object name:
OBLONG TOOTHPICK HOLDER
Made from:
Ivory -- gold -- velvet -- mirror
Made in:
France
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
1.5 × 8.4 × 2.4 cm (5/8 × 3 5/16 × 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.21
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
MARK on hinge: small illegible mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973