Box

Box

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Description
Repousse chased, rectangular box with friction-fit, hinged lid featuring classical female allegories of the four seasons (left to right, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring) in individual scrolled reserves bordered by a floral vine. Bands of foliate scrolls with flowers form lid and box sides. Gold washed interior. Underside of plain, flat bottom is struck incuse "F\LL/I. COPPINI", "800" next to a partial caduceus, and "MADE IN ITALY", all in sans serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
date made
ca 1900 - 1920
place made
Italy
Italy: Tuscany, Florence
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (interior wash material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 5 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 13.6525 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
DL.60.1741
catalog number
60.1741
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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