Soap Box

Soap Box

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Description
Repousse chased, spherical box with small cockle shell clasp opposite hinge. Nearly identical design on both halves features five scrolling branches of three-petaled flowers springing from a central circular flower with few areas of punchwork between; applied beading on both rims. No marks apparent.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall, stored open: 2 3/4 in x 7 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 18.415 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
DL.311757
catalog number
311757
accession number
64443
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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