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Description
Circular container with friction-fit, flat cover ornamented by applied scrollwork at edge from which are suspended swags of floral garlands and four, winged putti placed equidistantly with feet towards center, two facing forward and two turned left; gold washed interior. Plain container stamped as one piece with projecting bead at base and indented bottom. Container is struck incuse on bottom underside "SHREVE&CO" above "SAN FRANCISCO", "MAKERS", "925-100" and "STERLING", all in sans serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (cover interior wash material)
Measurements
overall: 1 7/8 in; 4.7625 cm
ID Number
DL.60.1757
catalog number
60.1757
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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