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Ambassador Bonbonnière And Cover, 1926

This is a Bonbonnière and Cover. It is dated 1926 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is mold-blown muslin glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Georgiana L. McClellan.

  • Ether Inhaler (USA), ca. 1846
  • glass, horn, metal, textile wrapping, wooden base (not original to the object).
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Cat. M-09244.
  • 14.2012.43

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.6 x 12.5 cm (8 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ambassador Bonbonnière And Cover, 1926; Austria; mold-blown muslin glass; H x W: 22.6 x 12.5 cm (8 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Georgiana L. McClellan; 1958-98-21-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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