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Box And Cover

This is a Box and cover. It is dated 1785–95 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is sharkskin (shagreen), wood, silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. James O. Green. It is credited Gift of Mrs. James O. Green.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 17.3 x 17.5 x 11 cm (6 13/16 x 6 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Box And Cover; sharkskin (shagreen), wood, silver; H x W x D: 17.3 x 17.5 x 11 cm (6 13/16 x 6 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. James O. Green; 1931-60-7-a,b

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