There are 3 other images of this object. This object has no known copyright, and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the tag interior, decoration, container, grooved, octagonal, foliate, texture, ridges, irregular.

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

Object Timeline

-0001

1967

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2015

2019

  • You found it!

Box (France), 1838–99

This is a Box. It is dated 1838–99 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is rock crystal, gilt metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

  • Object ID #18731999
  • mouth-blown glass, exact shape cut, half-polished surface cutting.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Dale and Doug Anderson, Anonymous Donor,....
  • 2009-18-65

Its dimensions are

2.7 x 7.1 x 4.8 cm (1 1/16 x 2 13/16 x 1 7/8 in. )

It has the following markings

On rim at left end of lid, the box has following marks: maker's mark, (the lozenge form for maker's marks came in after the Revolution.): "LrM"; Boar's head, Paris guarantee mark for small silver in use 1838 to present.

Cite this object as

Box (France), 1838–99; rock crystal, gilt metal; 2.7 x 7.1 x 4.8 cm (1 1/16 x 2 13/16 x 1 7/8 in. ); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1967-48-77

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

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/18457531/ |title=Box (France), 1838–99 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 April 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>