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Case And Cap (possibly Turkey or Balkan region), early–mid-19th century

This is a Case and cap. It is dated early–mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg and catalogued by S. Wilmering. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D (case): 15 x 2.7 x 2.9 cm (5 7/8 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.) L x W x D (cap): 6.1 x 4.1 x 2.7 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Trace of mark: crowned 0; Tardy, SILVER, p.317; The Netherlands, c1807-1810 Trace of engraved mark on top of cap: WL

Cite this object as

Case And Cap (possibly Turkey or Balkan region), early–mid-19th century; silver; L x W x D (case): 15 x 2.7 x 2.9 cm (5 7/8 x 1 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.) L x W x D (cap): 6.1 x 4.1 x 2.7 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-43-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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