Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals

Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.74-26
Dimensions: 
Matchbox H: about 1.9 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 3.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1863-1890
Primary Description: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals. Colorless, orange, and green glasses, wood, paper; lampworked. Roughly four types of glass parts of marine animals; hollow ovoid shapes with pulled ends, squiggles of colorless, green, and orange glasses, colorless drops of glass, and colorless fragments with spines. Glass parts stored in two-part matchbox covered in blue paper. Rectangular paper label with handwritten German or Latin inscription in pencil affixed to top of box. Black stamp with German inscription on bottom of box.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pones, Gertrude (German), Former Collection
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09