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Workbox

Date:
ca. 1830
Culture:
Austrian, Vienna
Medium:
Mother-of-pearl, silver, pine wood, lead, steel, gouache, paper, glass, gilt brass, chamois leather, braid (partially metallic silver coated with tinted lacquer to imitate gold)
Dimensions:
3 × 7 1/2 in. (7.6 × 19.1 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances
Credit Line:
Bequest of Zita Spiss, 1991
Accession Number:
1993.3.8a–n
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on a black band at the bottom edge of gouache composition in yellow handwriting: Koenigl.-dayd schloss Moritzburg i.o. sächs. schweiz. saev.p.

Marking: On ruler (f), on ribbon-threader (i), on tube (l): Stamped letter A, sides of the letter slanting to the right in quadrilateral outline sides also slanting to the right.
Mrs. Zita Spiss (until 1991; bequeathed to MMA)
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