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Powder Jar

2009.5.31A-C (RS215146)

Description

Silver powder jar [a] with silver cover [b] and cobalt blue glass liner [c], 4 paw feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1905-1915
Inscriptions
"MH" (Engraved script monogram)
"STERLING/[hallmark]/293" (Hallmark unidentified.)
Location of origin
United States
Material
cobalt glass
sterling silver
Object type
Toilet Articles; Beauty Supplies
Places
Probably United States
Descriptive terms
Container, Cosmetic
Jar, Cosmetic
jars
Late Victorian
Possibly cobalt glass
sterling silver
People and organizations
Metropolitan Moving & Storage
Quincy, Edmund, 1903-1997
Quincy, Mary Honey
Dimensions
4 (H), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2009.5.31A-C
GUSN
174098

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