Box

Description
Plain, curvilinear, lidded box with serpentine ends, reverse-cyma front and back, and flat top and bottom; lid attached with one five-finger hinge at back center. Bottom underside struck with four effaced hallmarks, an indecipherable figure in three-pointed shield, a lion passant facing left in clipped-corner pointed shield, the raised gothic or Old English letters "e c / p" in a trefoil (possible partial strike above), and what appears to be an imperial crown in oval.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.7 cm x 11.4 cm; 6 3/16 in x 4 1/2 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 6 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 15.875 cm x 12.065 cm
ID Number
1977.0918.23
accession number
1977.0918
catalog number
1977.0918.23
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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