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Puff Box

1971.1363AB (RS118121)

Description

Red lacquered two-part circular box with "japanned" water fowl design; conforming domed cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1933
Location of origin
Far East
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
japanning
lacquering
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BOX, PUFF
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Japanned
japanning
Lacquered
lacquering
powder puffs
waterfowl
Waterfowl
Dimensions
3.125 (H), 4.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1363AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6580

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