Matchbox Containing 54 Glass Parts of Marine Animals

Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing 54 Glass Parts of Marine Animals

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing 54 Glass Parts of Marine Animals
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.74-15
Dimensions: 
Matchbox H: about 1.9 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 3.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1863-1890
Primary Description: 
Matchbox Containing 54 Glass Parts of Marine Animals. Colorless glass, wood, paper; lampworked. Glass parts of marine animals resembling squiggles or tails. Glass parts stored in two-part matchbox covered in blue paper. Rectangular yellowed paper label with German inscription affixed to bottom and top of box. Paper label with illustration of marine part hand-drawn in pencil affixed to top of box.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pones, Gertrude (German), Former Collection
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09