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Calling Card Case

1971.1354.1AB (RS118115)

Description

"Japanned" high relief decoration in metallic powders on a two-part ivory case.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1867-1933
Location of origin
Far East
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
japanning
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
card cases
CASE, CARD
ivory (tooth component)
Japanned
japanning
Vegetable Ivory
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2.125 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1354.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6569

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