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2 compartment box w/handle containing collection of marbles

Object Number: 
INV.8980
Date: 
1840-1900
Medium: 
Wood, ceramic, glass, textile, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 6 3/8 x 14 1/2 in. ( 11.7 x 16.2 x 36.8 cm )
Description: 
Wood box divided into two compartments with hinged lids, with carved handle attached to side; compartments divided by swinging door with round hole at center, attached by strip of textile to one side; box contains 73 marbles, of various sizes and colors: 4 slags (possibly), 9 black opaques, 44 white opaques, 2 clays (natural), 6 clays (pink), 6 crockery, and 2 brown Benningtons.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group