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Two parts, hinged together; lower part cylindrical; convex bottom; decorated with flowing pattern of hammered-up leaves; circular rim for upper part, decorated with scallops and slanting lines; brass wires.

Provenance

Until 1884, Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1885, gift of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1885)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of A. Greenough

Dimensions

17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.235

Medium or Technique

Metal (brass)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork