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Swiss House

Object Number: 
1932.137
Date: 
ca. 1871
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 4 x 2 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 10.2 x 5.7 cm )
Description: 
Miniature wooden Swiss chalet in wooden box with sliding lid; roof covered with greenish particles of sawdust.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, Dr. Carney purchased this souvenir as a boy while visiting a chalet near Geneva, Switzerland.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Sydney H. Carney Jr.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group