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Art Box that belonged to John Ramamge

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Art Box that belonged to John Ramamge
Wood, leather, metal, paper
Overall: 6 1/2 x 15 5/8 x 9 1/2 in. ( 16.5 x 39.7 x 24.1 cm )
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Wood box with domed lid covered with embossed brown leather decorated with fleur-de-lis, stylized flowers, and geometric patterning, remnants of gold paint on leather, metal lock and handle, interior box lined with printed paper pages from Instrumental Architecture and the pages have been further decorated with a woodblock image of a church and landscape.
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Gift of an Anonymous Donor
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According to accession records, this box belonged to John Ramage.
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group