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Box

Box
Title
Box
Date 
1782-1820
Medium 
Oak, silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 3/8 in. ( 3.8 x 8.6 cm )
Description 
Circular oak box made out of piece of wood from the ship "Royal George"; circular silver plaque in center of top with engraved inscription.
Credit Line 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Object Number 
1977.31ab
Marks 
engraved: on silver plaque: "THIS BOX/IS/MADE OUT OF A PIECE/OF THE/ROYAL GEORGE/SUNK 29 AUG 1782"
Gallery Label 
This box was made out of wood from the ship "Royal George," which sunk on August 29th, 1782.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group