Box with perfume bottles (3)

Object Number: 
1937.218.1-4ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, metal (possibly brass), glass, textile, gilding
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 5 5/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 14.3 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wooden box with flat, hinged lid with decoration consisting of carved edge, inlaid brass geometric pattern at middle of lid, centered around brass plaque, narrow inlaid border, and square escutcheon (missing); inside, three colorless glass perfume bottles and stoppers blown in a mold and cut, with gilding along shoulders and stopper, fitted into compartments covered in wine-colored velvet; inside of lid padded and covered with faded red or orange satin.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group