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Candle Box

Date:
1783
Geography:
Made in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Pine
Dimensions:
6 1/2 x 15 x 9 1/2 in. (16.5 x 38.1 x 24.1 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, 1933
Accession Number:
34.100.40a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: painted on the lid: 1783; inscribed in ink on underside of the cover: Elmer Edwin Baltzer Strausstown Berks Co., Pa.
Henry Weil, New York, until 1923; Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, New York, 1923–1933
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