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1926

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Egg-shaped Box

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

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x L: 8 × 11.6 cm (3 1/8 × 4 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Egg-shaped Box; lacquered wood; H x L: 8 × 11.6 cm (3 1/8 × 4 9/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-37-24

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