Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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vesta box
  • Frederick Marson
    active 1800s
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • vesta box, circa 1856
  • Where object was made: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
  • sterling silver
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 0.8 x 3.3 x 1.9 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5/16 x 1 1/4 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Kathleen McBride Hall
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0175
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Top and bottom of box are decorated with scroll work. Three sides of the box are decorated with a garland motif, one side is decorated with vertical lines. There is a small ring attached to one side of the box. Covered all-over in a gold-colored wash.