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The rectangular filigree chest is architectural in form. A shaped plinth rests on four ball feet. Four columns stand on the plinth framing the rectangular container. The cover is a rooflike structure, of shaped outline, with an interior compartment that may be accessed from a hidden sliding...

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Provenance

Purchased from Brand Inglis, Ltd., London, September 8, 1976, Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour. (Accession Date: September 8, 1976)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), late 18th century

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 19.5 cm (7 5/8 in.); W. 20.5 cm (8 1/8 in.); D. 16.1 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1976.607

Medium or Technique

Wood; fabric

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver