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Carter No.: 014a

Handlist description: Small wooden box, with ivory, ebony, and red wood veneer

Card/Transcription No.: 014a-1

14 (a) Small wooden box, with ivory, ebony & red wood veneer.

1. Position Not original.

2. Dimensions 11 x 8.3 x 6.8

For details see next card.

3. Description Box proper of plain wood painted red. Whole outside covered with veneer of ivory ebony and red wood (?carob).

Thickness of wood .6 + .2 of veneer.

Arrangement of inlay see diagram.

Feet separate square blocks glued on.

Ivory knob at one end. 2.1 in diam; projects .8

Lid missing.

Treatment. Cleaned with damp brush. Sprayed with celluloid in amyl acetate. Repaired with celluloid cement.

Card no. 014a-1 relating to Carter no. 014a
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