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Puzzle

Object Number: 
2002.1.2076
Date: 
1880-1900
Medium: 
Paper, wood
Dimensions: 
7 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.
Description: 
A wooden box with a sliding lid with a paper label on the top printed with an ornate central drawing of an Asian boat with a pagoda-like cabin and a dragon masthead. Around the central drawing are smaller scenes of Asian people and the words "The Progress of Tea/ A Dissected Puzzle". Inside are many wood jigsaw pieces with paper applied that can be arranged to form a picture that tells the story of the tea trade.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group