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Writing Box

A work made of chestnut.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of chestnut.

Date:

1825/60

Artist:

Shaker Colony
American, 19th century
Watervliet, New York

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Americas

Artist

Shaker (Craftsperson)

Title

Writing Box

Origin

Watervliet

Date

c. 1825–1860

Medium

Chestnut

Inscriptions

Inscribed in pencil on bottom: "Eliza"

Dimensions

11.5 × 46.4 × 32.5 cm (4 1/2 × 18 1/4 × 12 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Juli and David Grainger Fund

Reference Number

1988.210

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