Nest of Boxes
late 19th century
Largest box: 1 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. (4.4 x 13.4 cm)
Center box: 1 1/8 x 2 1/8 in. (2.9 x 5.4 cm)
Eight remaining boxes: 1 1/8 x 1 3/8 in. (2.9 x 3.5 cm) (show scale)
Prior to 1902, provenance not yet documented; by 1902, acquired by Henry G. Marquand of New York, NY; January 26, 1903, sold at American Art Galleries "The Art and Literary Property Collected by the Late Henry G. Marquand," lot. 406; between 1903 and 1947, provenance not yet documented; by 1947, acquired by an anonymous collector; 1947, gift of an anonymous collector to the Brooklyn Museum.
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Nest of Boxes, late 19th century. Lacquered wood, Largest box: 1 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. (4.4 x 13.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 47.219.5a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.47.219.5a-b_interior2.jpg)
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