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1931

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Ring Case

This is a Ring case. We acquired it in 1931. Its medium is shagreen. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

  • Desk (France), 1930–35
  • joined wood, cut, pressed and dyed shagreen, carved ivory.
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Forsythe Sherfesee.
  • 1968-144-13-a/g

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.2 x 3.3 x 2.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/16 x 1 in.)

Cite this object as

Ring Case; shagreen; H x W x D: 3.2 x 3.3 x 2.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 5/16 x 1 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-86-116

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