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Casket (India), 19th century

This is a Casket. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is enamel, metal, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

  • Vanity Case, ca. 1930
  • gold, enamel, diamonds, mirrored plate glass.
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.36

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3 x 2.8 x 2.4 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/8 x 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in gold on cover: "MARCUS & CO./JEWELERS/5TH AVE. COR. 45TH ST/NEW YORK"

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Casket (India), 19th century; enamel, metal, gold; H x W x D: 3 x 2.8 x 2.4 cm (1 3/16 x 1 1/8 x 15/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1967-48-21-a/c

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