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Spice Box And Grater (France), ca. 1680

This is a Spice box and grater. It is dated ca. 1680 and we acquired it in 1908. Its medium is silver-plated brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 7.2 × 12.5 × 9 cm (2 13/16 × 4 15/16 × 3 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Spice Box And Grater (France), ca. 1680; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); silver-plated brass; H x W x D: 7.2 × 12.5 × 9 cm (2 13/16 × 4 15/16 × 3 9/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1908-26-87-aa,ab

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