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Object Place: Europe, Switzerland
1.9 x 8.42 x 5.71 cm (3/4 x 3 5/16 x 2 1/4 in.)
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Rectangular with convex sides, engine-turned and with arabesque designs in blue enamel on cover and corners of bottom. Cover overlaid with five-color appliqué and ciselé floral gold work. Invisibly hinged. Pseudo hall-marks very indistinct in bottom.
Probably acquired in Europe by Delia Spencer (Mrs. Marshall) Field (b. 1854 - d. 1937), Paris and Washington, DC; by inheritance to her niece, Catherine Spencer Eddy (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge (b. 1881 - d. 1970), Beverly Farms, MA; 1949, gift of Mrs. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1949)
Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field