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Candle box

Object Number: 
1954.168
Date: 
1773
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 10 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. ( 15.2 x 26 x 11.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on door: "B. WILKES/1773/ASHTON"
Description: 
Rolled sheet brass candle box with hinged door and clasp; door decorated with wired edges and punched design of swags and circles forming floral motif with engraved name and date; two hanging brackets extend from back.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Edmund Astley Prentis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group