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Repousse chased, octagonal box with hinged lid featuring a footed basket of flowers in a circular, domed and beaded, central reserve surrounded by four raised ovals in shields separated by pairs of scrolling sprays. Box has an oval shield flanked by opposing C scrolls and roses on front and back, a garland of roses on both flat sides, and a handled basket of roses on the four angled sides. Gold washed interior. Flat, slightly projecting bottom is struck incuse "800" next to two illegible marks, one pictorial and the other possibly has letters.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1900
ca 1860
place made
Germany: Hesse, Hanau
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 1 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 6.985 cm x 6.985 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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