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Casket to hold Tea Canister, Basket, and Spoon

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The rectangular filigree chest (1976.608a) 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...

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Marks

Unmarked

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), 1780–81

Object Place

England

Dimensions

H. 16.5 cm x W. 18 cm x D. 13.2 cm (6 1/2 x 7 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.); Weight: 1,466 gm (47 oz 2 dwt)

Accession Number

1976.608a-c

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver