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Carter No.: 043

Handlist description: Ornamental box of ivory, ebony, and red wood

Card/Transcription No.: 043-1

43. Ornamental box of ivory, ebony & red wood.

1. Position. On the northernmost (lion) couch. Behind Box 44. This almost certainly not original position. Lid not on the box.

2. Dimensions.

<> 17 2 29.5 9 27

L. overall 33. W. 29.5 H. 17 Depth of cornice rim .2. " " torus moulding circ. .3. W. of corner post at top 1.9 at bottom 2. Height of metal feet 2. Diam. of ivory knob 3.8; projects .5. Slats above centre panel same width as corner posts. W. of ivory & ebony inlaid strip round panel circ. .4 W. of metal supports 1.: thickness .1.

Lid missing.

Card no. 043-1 relating to Carter no. 043
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