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1908

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2006

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Box

This is a box. We acquired it in 1908. Its medium is shell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Katherine Strong Welman. It is credited Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman.

  • Compact, Dragon, ca. 1924
  • enamel, mother-of-pearl, natural pearls, shell, rose-cut diamonds, carved....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.79

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Box; shell; Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman; 1908-23-17-a,b

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