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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

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