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Object Name Case, Card
Title Silver Card Case
Artist Wang Hing workshop.
Year Range from 1865.0
Year Range to 1890.0
Place of Origin Shanghai, China.
Description Silver card case in the Anglo-Japanesque style, containeing one calling card “Mr. Geroge Goodwin Dewey”. Calling cards were accessed by pulling off top of case. Top of case is decoarated by three figures among a landscape of trees and hills. Two of the figures are bearded men sitting at a tree, dinking tea(?). the other male carries a large oval object, Back and sides of box are decorated with trees with long thin, pointed leaves. All background is finely textured.
3 1/4 x 1 7/8 x 1/4”
Accession Number 1995.14