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Box

Box with hinged lid.

Provenance

Between 1878 and 1909, collected in Peru by James Guthrie Reid (b. 1855 - d. 1920) and taken to England by Reid and his wife, Clarisa Blanche Reid (d. 1933); given by Dame Clarisa Reid to Lady Margaret Ramsden, The Wheatleys, Gomersal, Yorkshire, England; 1955, donated by Lady Ramsden to Temple Newsam House (museum), Leeds, England; 2011, deaccessioned by Temple Newsam House and sold to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Henry H. and Zoe Oliver Sherman Fund

18th century

Object Place

Viceregal Peru

Catalogue Raisonné

CG615

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 13/16 x 31 1/8 x 16 15/16 in. (25 x 79 x 43 cm)

Accession Number

2011.1685

Medium or Technique

Walnut

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes