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Box

Date:
ca. 1750–1800
Culture:
British, Staffordshire (?)
Medium:
Enamel on copper
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm); L. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm.); D. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.)
Classification:
Enamels-Painted
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.118
Not on view
Lucy W. Drexel (until 1889; to MMA)
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