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Case

Date:
late 18th century
Culture:
British, Sheffield
Medium:
Wood, shagreen;' brass
Dimensions:
12 1/2 x 8 in. (31.8 x 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of W. Gedney Beatty, 1941
Accession Number:
41.160.93
Not on view
William Gedney Beatty (until 1941; bequeathed to MMA)
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