Puff BOx

Date

1934-1967

GUSN

GUSN-6581

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder puffs
ivory (tooth component)
lacquering
feather (material)
ostrich
Ostrich Feather
Vegetable Ivory
Lacquered
BOX, PUFF

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

1971.1364ABC

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Far East

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

4.5 (H), 3.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1364A-C