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Box And Cover (possibly England), ca. 1790

This is a Box and cover. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1926. Its medium is gold, tortoise shell and mother of pearl. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 2.3 x 7.8 cm (7/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

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Box And Cover (possibly England), ca. 1790; gold, tortoise shell and mother of pearl; H x diam.: 2.3 x 7.8 cm (7/8 x 3 1/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1926-37-32-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18312935/ |title=Box And Cover (possibly England), ca. 1790 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 September 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>