Leather, satin, velvet, metal hardware, other materials
2 1/4 x 8 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. (5.7 x 20.6 x 8.6 cm) (show scale)
Embossed in gold on inside of lid: "Jas. Mc. MURRAY. / 315 / FULTON STREET. / BROOKLYN" within decorative medallion.
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Gift of Mrs. John H. Livingston
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James McMurray, Brooklyn. Presentation Box, ca. 1865. Leather, satin, velvet, metal hardware, other materials, 2 1/4 x 8 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. (5.7 x 20.6 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. John H. Livingston, 1996.37.20. Creative Commons-BY
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Presentation box. Oblong shape with slightly domed lid, covered in brown leather; hinged at back with strip of leather; two hook clasps at front; top of lid embossed with scroll and foliate decorations. Interior: bottom molded to fit sugar ladle / sifter (1996.37.19) and lined with purple velvet; lid lined with purple satin.
Condition: Good; deep scratches in leather allover exterior of box.
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