Stamp Case

Description:

Rectangular case with friction-fit lid chained by single link at side. Identical, repousse chased design on obverse and reverse of two daisylike flowers to left of C scrolls and acanthus on a diapered ground covering top, right side and bottom. Gold washed interior. Collar struck incuse with trademark "(stag crest) / RW&S" in gothic or Old English letters, "STERLING" in roman letters, and "4".

Date Made: ca 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Wallingford

Subject: Personal Accessories

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.1851Catalog Number: 60.1851Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: case, stamp

Physical Description: silver (overall material)gold (interior wash material)Measurements: overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; .9525 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.8575 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-efe6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_315627

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