Toilet box

Object Number: 
1939.168ab
Date: 
1851-1852
Medium: 
Silver, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. ( 3.8 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: in the center: lion rampant on fess over "I. C" in gothic script stamped: inside the lid: "FD" in roman letters in a rectangle, the queen's head in an oval, a lion passant ina chafered rectangle, gothic "Q" leopard's head crowned in a shield
Description: 
Cast silver and cut glass toilet box; circular, cut glass jar with a bezel; circular silver lid with applied, molded sides; engraved around the edges with foliate scrolls and shells; engraved in the center with a lion rampant on fess over "I. C" in gothic script; maker's marks stamped inside.
Gallery Label: 
This toilet box belonged to the Corse family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group