Covered Box

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Object Name: 
Covered Box
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
73.6.30
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 7.8 cm, Diam: 10 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1907-1913
Primary Description: 
"Agate ware"; translucent dull greenish-gray, brown and yellow glasses, layered; molded. (a) Basic circular body cut in sixteen slightly concave and slightly flaring facets, exposing a design; some colorless and translucent areas at top and bottom of facets; upstanding, indented collar, cut to support an overhanging lid. (b) Rim cut in sixteen short facets, corresponding to those on body; above, eight triangular sloping facets, revealing a design, rise to a slight central peak with a light blue swirl; lid is a glossy gray casing (lighter in tone than body), with one brown swirl; highly polished.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Scheufftan, Mr. Kim, Source
1973-11-01
Color: 
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