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Rectangular box with overhanging, flat lid stamped with a heraldic device featuring a quartered escutcheon supported by crowned lions and the motto "LE BON TEMPS VIENDRA" ("The good times are coming"). Reverse serpentine shaped tab at lid front. Applied gadrooning around box top front and sides and all four sides at base. Matte silver interior. Underside is stamped with a three-leaved crown above "EXETER" in sans serif letters and with the gothic or Old English letters "J·R&·S. (double underline)" in an outlined oval.
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Object Name
date made
20th century
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
silverplate (overall material)
overall: 7/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.6675 cm x 7.9375 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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