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Etui (probably England), ca. 1750

This is a Etui. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is shagreen (shark or ray skin), gilt copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 9.8 x 4 x 1.9 cm (3 7/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/4 in.)

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Etui (probably England), ca. 1750; shagreen (shark or ray skin), gilt copper; H x W x D: 9.8 x 4 x 1.9 cm (3 7/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/4 in.); Bequest of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-6-104

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