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Traveling Necessaire

Travelling necessare consisting of multiple items. High prism-form locked case of gray-green sharkskin with gold mounts, repouse, pierced and lavishly chased. Rectangular footed glass with chamfered corners decorated with gold figures and scroll ornaments. Dark green velvet-covered insertion containing separable knife & fork of steel
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  • Travelling necessare consisting of multiple items. High prism-form locked case of gray-green sharkskin with gold mounts, repouse, pierced and lavishly chased. Rectangular footed glass with chamfered corners decorated with gold figures and scroll ornaments. Dark green velvet-covered insertion containing separable knife & fork of steel

Date:

Probably 19th century

Artist:

Vienna, Austria

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Title

Traveling Necessaire

Place

Austria (Object made in)

Date

1800–1899

Medium

Sharkskin with gold mounts; gold and gilding; velvet; steel, agate, and gold mounts

Dimensions

Overall: 19.4 × 7.6 × 10.8 cm (7 5/8 × 3 × 4 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

As a Gift from Miss Mary Louise Stevenson.

Reference Number

1960.780

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