James McMurray, Brooklyn. <em>Presentation Box</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.37.20.jpg)

Presentation Box

Artist:James McMurray, Brooklyn

Medium: Leather, satin, velvet, metal hardware, other materials

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1865

Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 8 1/8 x 3 3/8 in. (5.7 x 20.6 x 8.6 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H28, 6AA

Accession Number: 1996.37.20

Image: 1996.37.20.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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