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Casket (Possibly Dutch Colonial), 17th century

This is a Casket. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is shaped and engraved tortoiseshell with applied pigment and repoussé silver (mounts). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 16 x 22.5 x 9.8 cm (6 5/16 x 8 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Casket (Possibly Dutch Colonial), 17th century; shaped and engraved tortoiseshell with applied pigment and repoussé silver (mounts); H x W x D: 16 x 22.5 x 9.8 cm (6 5/16 x 8 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan; 1968-131-1-a,b

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