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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:British; English
Title:Mite box
Date Made:ca. 1705
Materials:Silver
Place Made:Europe; United Kingdom; Great Britain; England; Great Britain: Greater London, London
Measurements:Overall: 3/8 in x 1 in; 1 cm x 2.5 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1986.33.89
Credit Line:Bequest of Josephine Purtscher Fellows (Class of 1924)

Description:
From original file: Circular silver box with pull-off cover which is decorated with flat-chased design of Queen and gadrooning around border. Image appears to have been mis-struck slightly to the left of the central image. Maker's mark "MHC." Inscription: on side cover "X/V" (upside down "V").

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