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What is this?

Rectangular hinged top, opens when knob at front is pressed. Console legs joined by an oblong stretcher with incurved edges. Small ball feet.

This is a miniature from Italy. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Gift of Anonymous Donor in memory of Albert and Rebecca Elsberg.

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Its medium is

silver filigree

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 4.6 x 3.5 x 4cm (1 13/16 x 1 3/8 x 1 9/16in.)

This object was catalogued by Carl C. Dauterman and donated by Unknown

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