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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:British; English
Title:Mite box
Date Made:ca. 1715
Materials:Silver
Place Made:Europe; United Kingdom; Great Britain; England; London
Measurements:Overall: 9/16 in x 7/8 in; 1.4 cm x 2.2 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1986.33.142
Credit Line:Bequest of Josephine Purtscher Fellows (Class of 1924)
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Description:
From original file: Circular silver box with pull-off cover decorated with profile portrait in flat cashing. Soldered seam and slight rim where bottom and body connect. Twenty-three mites in all with profile in flat chasing and "G" and "R" on either side. Comments: of extremely flimsy construction.

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