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Box

Object Number: 
1942.616ab
Date: 
1880-1915
Medium: 
Wood, lacquer
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 7/8 x 8 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. ( 4.8 x 21.9 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wooden box and lid (possibly for holding writing utensils?) with rounded corners, covered with dark lacquer, with golden flecks; top of lid decorated with black and silver checkerboard pattern on one side and star-shaped area filled with gilded grasses and other plant life on other side.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Misses Eliza and Mary M. Greenwood
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group