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Box

This is a box. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is shaped tortoiseshell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.5 x 7.2 cm (1 x 2 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Box; shaped tortoiseshell; H x diam.: 2.5 x 7.2 cm (1 x 2 13/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1926-1-34-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18311841/ |title=Box |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 November 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>