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jewelry box with lid
  • COUNTRY UNKNOWN (WESTERN)
  • jewelry box with lid, date unknown
  • Where object was made: country unknown
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4.4 x 6.4 x 10.8 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 4 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3283.a,b
Description

Eliptical-shaped jewelry box with lid. There are four bands, two on the lid and two on the body, of inverted shell-type pieces in relief. The shell pieces are white on the outside and gold on the inside. There is a band of gold around the base.