1958.0500 A- N Dressing case, view 1
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Dressing case

  • Category:

    Furniture

  • Place of Origin:

    Paris, France, Europe

  • Date:

    1800-1830

  • Materials:

    Mahogany; Brass; Pewter; Britannia metal; Lead; Silk; Tin; Paper; Linen; Ivory; Wood; Glass; Bristles

  • Techniques:

    Inlaid

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.0500 A- N


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Object Number

1958.0500 A- N

Object Name

Dressing case

Category

Furniture

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Paris, France, Europe

Date

1800-1830

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Blade's tang, E; "GILLET,/A PARIS.", stamped incuse
2. Mark; Blade's tang, F; "GILLET,/A PARIS.", stamped incuse

Materials

Mahogany; Brass; Pewter; Britannia metal; Lead; Silk; Tin; Paper; Linen; Ivory; Wood; Glass; Bristles

Techniques

Inlaid

Dimensions (inches)

2.8 (H) , 8 (L) , 3.9 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

7.1 (H) , 20.2 (L) , 9.8 (W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements are overall for case (A). B (removable compartment and mirror): L. 13.0 cm x w. 7.8 cm C (green silk): L. 17.9 cm x w. 7.5 cm D (loose, removable tray): L. 18.0 cm x w. 8.0 cm x h. 1.1 cm E (razor): L. 25.9 cm (fully open) x w. 2.0 cm (3.0 cm when closed) F (razor): L. 26.0 cm (fully open) x w. 2.1 cm (3.0 cm when closed) G (scissors): L.8.7 cm x w. 4 cm H (corkscrew): L. 5.1 cm x w. 3.1 cm I (leather covered wooden board): L. 16.3 cm x w. 2.5 cm J (shaving brush): L. 9.0 cm x w. 4.2 cm K (toothbrush): L. 14.7 cm x w. 4.6 cm L (wooden box): H. 3.3 cm x diam. 3.2 cm M (metal box): H. 1.7 cm x diam. 5.2 cm N (glass vial): L. 2.3 cm x w. 1.2 cm

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