Powder Box

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Object Name: 
Powder Box
Accession Number: 
85.4.91
Dimensions: 
H: 8.6 cm, D: 13.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1906-1910
Credit Line: 
Gift in memory of William Allen
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass; blown, cut and engraved. Flattened hourglass shape with bulbous lid hinged to bulbous base by means of a silver collar on each. Lily-like flower engraved on lid with cut and engraved foliage; cut flute on sides of lower half; cut star on base.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Heisel, Mary Agnes Muir, Former Collection
Allen, Walter M., Source