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Description
Circular box with friction-fit cover featuring an inset, watercolor painting mounted behind glass depicting masses of pale pink and yellow roses tumbling out of their container. Wave-patterned band at cover top and sides and at base of box. Box sides have an engine-turned, wavy band dotted at regular intervals. Guilloche decoration on bottom. Gold washed interior. Illegible signature at lower right of painting (in brown-red) "A(???) Lemailik(?)". Box collar struck on outside with an incuse "1" next to several scratched numbers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
date made
ca 1900 - 1925
place made
Europe
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
watercolor (painting material)
paper (painting material)
glass (glazing material)
gold (interior wash material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
DL.60.1739
catalog number
60.1739
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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