Small round box with cover (balloon design) (box)
3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); Legacy dimension: H: 3.2 cm, Diam: 6.3 cm
Medium or Technique
Glass, leather; beadwork (sablé)
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Small round box with cover of strung glass beads (called sablé) held together with looping stitches. Leather interior. White ground with yellow, green and clear balloon on top, based on ascension of Pilatre de Rozier and Jules Romain at Boulogne on 15 June 1785. Good condition, touches of paint.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, to the MFA 1943
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection