This is a box.
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Metropolitan Museum of Art as part of Passion for the Exotic: Lockwood de Forest, Frederic Church.
This box exemplifies the fine level of filigree metalwork still available when de Forest travelled in India.
It is credited
Lent by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Robert W. and Lockwood de Forest, 1919 (19.135.12).
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 5.7 x 8.6 x 3.5 cm (2 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Passion for the Exotic: Lockwood de Forest, Frederic Church.