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Mechanical casket

Maker: Heinrich Gambs
(Durlach–Baden 1765–1831 Saint Petersburg)

Date: 1800–1810
Culture: Russian (St. Petersburg)
Medium: Burr-maple, ebony and ebonized fruitwood, mahogany, birch, gold-colored silk and green baize
Dimensions: Overall: 7 1/4 x 16 x 9 1/2 in. (18.4 x 40.6 x 24.1 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, in memory of Walter E. Stait, 2008
Accession Number: 2008.544

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