Box with Glass Animal Parts

Title: 
Box with Glass Animal Parts

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing 12 Glass Parts of Marine Animals (2 Types)
Title: 
Box with Glass Animal Parts
Accession Number: 
93.3.74-30
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 12 Glass Parts of Marine Animals (2 Types). Colorless, glass, wood, paper; lampworked. Roughly two types of glass parts of marine animals: longer smooth squiggles and smaller ribbed squiggles. Glass parts stored in two-part matchbox covered in blue paper. Rectangular paper label with handwritten German or Latin inscription in pencil and drawing of marine part affixed to top of box.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pones, Frau, Former Collection
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09