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Box: carved oriental design, in box

Box: carved oriental design, in box
Title
Box: carved oriental design, in box
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Mother of pearl, metal
Dimensions 
Overall (assembled): 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in. (4.1 x 6.4 x 1.9 cm) Overall (unassembled): 1 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/4 in. (4.1 x
Description 
Horizontal rectangular mother of pearl snuffbox with beveled corners, the top is engraved with an oriental design of corkers in a village setting, the sides are engraved with a floral design, the edges of the top and bottom are framed in metal; the side pieces of the box have been disassembled, with one bevel side missing.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Mary E. Warner
Object Number 
1948.9
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group