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Case (probably Netherlands), ca. 1750

This is a Case. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is shark skin, silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

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Its dimensions are

L x W: 21.3 x 4.3 cm (8 3/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On each piece in set: Dutch import mark: " ..ZII " ; Tardy, SILVER, 1981, p.327

Cite this object as

Case (probably Netherlands), ca. 1750; shark skin, silver; L x W: 21.3 x 4.3 cm (8 3/8 x 1 11/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-118-a

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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