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Box

Object Number: 
INV.8096ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 4 3/8 in. ( 7 x 22.5 x 11.1 cm )
Description: 
Wooden box with a lid that slides on and off horizontally through grooves at the upper edge; the lid has a half-circle indentation carved out to slide through the grooves.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group