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Box And Cover, ca. 1785

This is a Box and cover. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1908. Its medium is lacquer and tortoiseshell. 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.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.4 x 7.6 cm (15/16 x 3 in.)

Cite this object as

Box And Cover, ca. 1785; lacquer and tortoiseshell; H x diam.: 2.4 x 7.6 cm (15/16 x 3 in.); Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman; 1908-23-21-a/d

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