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1905

  • Work on this object ended.

2001

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Box (possibly Germany or Low Countries), ca. 1900

This is a Box. It was retailed by Black, Starr and Frost Co.. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Broehan Art Inc..

Its dimensions are

2.3h x 9.5w x 6.7d cm (7/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Engraved on bottom: BLACK STARR & FROST. Stamped on rim of lid: 30 935 STERLING and two unidentified (export?) marks.

Cite this object as

Box (possibly Germany or Low Countries), ca. 1900; Retailed by Black, Starr and Frost Co. (United States); silver; 2.3h x 9.5w x 6.7d cm (7/8 x 3 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.); Gift of Broehan Art Inc.; 2001-19-1

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18694611/ |title=Box (possibly Germany or Low Countries), ca. 1900 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 March 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>