Matchbox Containing 21 Glass Parts of Marine Animals

Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing 21 Glass Parts of Marine Animals

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing 21 Glass Parts of Marine Animals
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
93.3.74-11
Dimensions: 
Matchbox H: about 1.9 cm, W: 6 cm, D: 3.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1863-1890
Primary Description: 
Match Box Containing 21 Glass Parts of Marine Animals. Colorless glass, metal wire, wood, paper; lampworked, assembled. Single metal wires, each capped with colorless glass teardrop shape with spherical shape at bottom. Glass parts stored in two-part match box covered in blue paper. Rectangular paper label with illustration of glass parts hand-drawn in pencil.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pones, Gertrude (German), Former Collection
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09