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Wax wafers with seal in metal container

Object Number: 
INV.7776a-e
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Metal, wax, textile, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall (container): 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (3.8 x 6.4 cm)
Description: 
Cylindrical, black painted sheet metal container with slightly domed lid holding a quanity of small, circular orange wax wafers and one small, circular brass seal with diamond-gridded surface; bottom of container lined with circular piece of gray felt, and inside walls lined with a strip of red woolen fabric.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group