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Flint box

Object Number: 
1937.124
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Iron, pewter, brass, white gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 3/8 in. ( 4.4 x 3.2 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular flint box with hinged lid damascened decoration on exterior with abstract floral and vine decoration, fitted with a metal wedge on one side; flint stone stored inside.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this flint box belonged to Israel Corse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group