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Puff BOx

Description

Black lacquer box with gilt foliage decoration; circular with facetted sides; pink feathered puff with ivory handle; conforming cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1934-1967
Location of origin
Far East
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
lacquering
ostrich
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BOX, PUFF
feather (material)
ivory (tooth component)
Lacquered
lacquering
ostrich
Ostrich Feather
powder puffs
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
4.5 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1364A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6581

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