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Box (France), ca. 1860

This is a Box. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is diamonds, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. It is credited Gift from the Thomas W. Evans Collection from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

  • Vanity Case, ca. 1925
  • enamel, gold, collet-set and other diamonds, rubies, platinum, mirrored plate....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.65
  • Vanity Case, ca. 1920
  • tinted and carved mother-of-pearl in shibayama technique, diamonds, mirrored....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.61

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

  • Box, Lac Burgauté, ca. 1927
  • gold, lac burgauté (panels), round diamonds, carved coral, black enamel,....
  • Lent by Private Collection.
  • 13.2016.80

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 2.2 x 9.3 x 5.7 cm (7/8 x 3 11/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Box (France), ca. 1860; diamonds, gold; H x W x D: 2.2 x 9.3 x 5.7 cm (7/8 x 3 11/16 x 2 1/4 in.); Gift from the Thomas W. Evans Collection from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; 1983-69-14

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