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Pencil Box, 1860–80

This is a Pencil box. It is dated 1860–80 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is wood. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Walter Miller.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 1.5 x 18.6 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 7 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

". . . A.W.FABER'S POLYGRADE LEAD-PENCILS . . ."

Cite this object as

Pencil Box, 1860–80; wood; H x W x D: 1.5 x 18.6 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 7 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Walter Miller; 1960-94-2

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