There are 3 other images of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color black darkslategrey dimgrey darkslategrey grey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1931

  • We acquired this object.

2000

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Case (probably England), 18th century

This is a case. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is shagreen, wood, metal. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 12.5 x 2.5 x 2.8cm (4 15/16 x 1 x 1 1/8in.)

Cite this object as

Case (probably England), 18th century; shagreen, wood, metal; H x W x D: 12.5 x 2.5 x 2.8cm (4 15/16 x 1 x 1 1/8in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-86-126

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18333739/ |title=Case (probably England), 18th century |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=20 January 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>