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Box (England), ca. 1775

This is a Box. It is dated ca. 1775 and we acquired it in 1908. Its medium is copper, brass, enamel. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.4 x 4 x 5.2cm (15/16 x 1 9/16 x 2 1/16in.)

It has the following markings

Label on lid interior: "22940/S.MRf.-"

Cite this object as

Box (England), ca. 1775; copper, brass, enamel; H x W x D: 2.4 x 4 x 5.2cm (15/16 x 1 9/16 x 2 1/16in.); Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman; 1908-23-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Excavating Design: 18th-century Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection.

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