Citation
Box: Celtic motif

Material Information

Title:
Box: Celtic motif [box]
Creator:
T. K. Austin & Co. ( Designer )
Place of Publication:
Ireland, Dublin
Creation Date:
circa 1884
Materials:
brass ( medium )
glass ( medium )
grosgrain ( medium )
plastic ( medium )
velvet ( medium )
leatherette ( medium )
Measurements:
8-7/8 in x 11 in x 6-1/4 in
22.5 cm x 27.9 cm x 15.9 cm

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Celtic -- Nationalism
Genre:
boxes (containers) ( aat )

Notes

Abstract:
Yew wood box with hinged lid; Celtic motif on exterior; applied brass cresting and hardware; decorative bosses, inset glass? cabochon mounts; curvilinear brass interlaced lines, ornate brass lock hardware (key missing) and side handles; interior has multiple compartment dividers of varying depths; lid interior is lined with dark blue grosgrain fabric; underside covered with velvet.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
TD1993.77.2 ( accession number )
Classification:
Decorative Arts