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Container (France), 1809–19

This is a Container. It was made by Gavet Coutelier. It is dated 1809–19 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is horn, ivory. 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: 4 x 2.4 cm (1 9/16 x 15/16 in.)

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Container (France), 1809–19; Made by Gavet Coutelier (France); horn, ivory; L x W: 4 x 2.4 cm (1 9/16 x 15/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-281-i

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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