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Box containing beads

Description

Paper box, shaped like a book, hinged with tape to open upward revealing compartment filled with numerous red coral beads, two clear beads, and one metal clasp. "Book" covered with orange pressed paper, gold colored decoration, and marbled paper for page leaves.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)
Date
Late 19th Century
Inscriptions
"10" (handwritten)
Location of origin
England
Material
coral (material)
glue
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Container
Places
Sheffield unitary authority (South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom) [unitary authority]
Descriptive terms
Box
childhood
coral (material)
glue
paper (fiber product)
toys (recreational artifacts)
Dimensions
5/8 x 2 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.745
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
175749

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