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Jewelry box

Object Number: 
INV.12686.1ab
Date: 
1851-1876
Medium: 
Wood, leather, silk, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 6 3/8 in. ( 7.3 x 21.6 x 16.2 cm )
Marks: 
printed: center, right side of box, on label: "BALL BLACK & CO / BROADWAY / NEW YORK"
Description: 
Wooden jewelry box covered with green leather, hinged lid lined with green moiré, with skeleton key lock at the front center; inside has removable wooden tray lined with central compartment lined with green moiré surrounded by 6 other compartments lined with green velvet, 2 compartments have crevasses for rings; bottom of box is divided into 3 compartments, lined with green moiré.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group