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Box of dental tools

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Box of with brass edges and handle at top; contains tray of 23 ivory-handled dental tools, metal tools, bottles, teeth, and other dental equipment.


Belonged to Joseph Moore (1804-1855) of Ware, Massachusetts; by descent to his great-granddaughter Helen E. Farrar, Sherborn, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

about 1830–50

Object Place

New England, United States


17.5 x 38.4 x 20.6 cm (6 7/8 x 15 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pine, with brass edges and bail handle




Tools & equipment