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1908

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Box

This is a box. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1908. Its medium is tortoiseshell. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Katherine Strong Welman. It is credited Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman.

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  • Courtesy of Atelier Luma/Luma Arles.
  • NATURE.032

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2 x 6.5 cm (13/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Box; tortoiseshell; H x diam.: 2 x 6.5 cm (13/16 x 2 9/16 in.); Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman; 1908-23-24-a,b

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