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Box for Bell Push

Box for Bell Push

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Description
Gold-papered or -painted oval box with friction-fit cover, both pasted over with white textured paper, the cover printed in gold across exterior "Juvelerer / A.Halberstads Eftf. / Østergade 4 / KØBENHAVN" in different fonts. Filled with pink batting. Contains bell push, 1979.0828.01B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
date made
ca 1911 - 1912
1910 - 1919
date purchased
ca 1911 - 1912
place made
Europe
place used
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
card (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (lettering material)
batting, cotton (batting material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 9.525 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
1979.0828.01B
catalog number
1979.0828.01B
accession number
1979.0828
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Livingston Ripley and S. Dillon Ripley
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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