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1931

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2015

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Necessaire (probably England)

This is a necessaire. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is shagreen, silver plate. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7 x 7.9 x 4.7 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Necessaire (probably England); shagreen, silver plate; H x W x D: 7 x 7.9 x 4.7 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-39-a/q

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