This object was
Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
It is credited
The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
Its dimensions are
L x W: 16.8 x 2.7 cm (6 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.)
It has the following markings
On top mount: three x-shaped crosses and a crown on top within vertical rectangular border; Tardy, SILVER, 1981, p. 308; Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 18th C.
Cite this object as
Case (Netherlands); shark skin, silver; L x W: 16.8 x 2.7 cm (6 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-137-a
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.