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Case (possibly France), ca. 1790

This is a Case. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is wood, leather, 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.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 20 x 4.7 cm (7 7/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Partly illegible: W.. B? L? E?

Cite this object as

Case (possibly France), ca. 1790; wood, leather, silver; L x W: 20 x 4.7 cm (7 7/8 x 1 7/8 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-268

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18804085/ |title=Case (possibly France), ca. 1790 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 June 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>