Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals (4 Types)

Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals (4 Types)

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals (4 Types)
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.74-9
Dimensions: 
Matchbox H: about 1.9 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 3.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1863-1890
Primary Description: 
Match Box Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals (4 Types). Colorless, white, and pink glasses, wood, paper; lampworked, assembled. Assorted glass parts of marine animals separated into four groups of similar parts: colorless glass hemispheres, curved pink shapes, white globular shapes, each with two attached loops, and one colorless glass rod. Glass parts stored in two-part match box covered in blue paper. Rectangular yellowed paper label with German inscription pasted on top of box.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09
Pones, Gertrude (German), Former Collection