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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1364A-C