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Box, late 19th century

This is a box. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 5.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Maker's mark (C B over three-pointed star) on underside of lid and base; base also marked with standard mark (lion, passant, with number 2) in a hexagon and with incuse key; scratch mark 240 on base

Cite this object as

Box, late 19th century; silver; H x W x D: 5.5 x 8 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1931-61-28

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