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This and 4 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Cutlery Case, Trays And Key (France), ca. 1890.

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Box (France), ca. 1890

This is a Box. It was made by Unknown. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is oak, brass, metal, felt, leather. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds.

It is inscribed

Conjoined, scrolling, foliate initials, "J.N." or "N.J." on brass shield-shaped cartouche on lid.

Cite this object as

Box (France), ca. 1890; Made by Unknown ; oak, brass, metal, felt, leather; Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, Decorative Arts Association Acquisition, and Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Funds; 1996-56-82-a

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