Puff Box

Puff Box

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Squat, baluster-shaped container with friction-fit, rounded cover, both repousse chased with single flowers between large, foliate, split scrolls. Container is struck incuse on underside of flat bottom with a circled script "D" inside a curvilinear shield outline crowned by a fleur-de-lis, "STERLING" in sans serif letters and "2".
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Object Name
date made
after 1850
ca 1900
place made
United States: New Hampshire, Concord
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 2 3/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 6.0325 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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