Box with Glass Animal Parts

Title: 
Box with Glass Animal Parts

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Object Name: 
Matchbox Containing Assorted Glass Parts of Marine Animals
Title: 
Box with Glass Animal Parts
Accession Number: 
93.3.74-14
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 glass, wood, paper; lampworked. Glass parts of marine animals; parts roughly conical in form. Glass parts stored in two-part matchbox covered in blue paper. Rectangular yellowed paper label with German inscription affixed to top of box. Yellowed paper with illustration of marine parts hand-drawn in pencil inserted inside matchbox.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Pones, Frau, Former Collection
Botanical Museum of Harvard University, Source
1993-11-09