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Cigar Box
1830-1947
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Paper, wood
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 4 1/16 x 8 11/16 x 5 9/16in. (10.3 x 22 x 14.2cm)
Credit Line: G. Fox & Co. Centennial Collection
Description: Rectangular wooden box covered with blue paper. The lid is lacking. A small piece of worn ribbon is sticking out through the front panel. There are colored prints pasted onto the front and back of the box. The front panel has a scene with two girls and a boy sitting by a tree by a pond. One girls puts flowers in the other girl's hair, while the boy holds a small bouquet. A basket and pole are on the ground nearby. The print on the back panel also has a scene with two girls and a boy by a pond. One girl and the boy have bare feet and are stepping into the water while the other girls is seated on the bank and removing her shoes. One the end panels of the box are pasted triangle-shaped pieces of decorative paper, swirled with a bright pink or fuschia, next to plain white triangles of paper. The bottom of the box has white paper pasted on, and has printing in black that reads, "Colorado / CONCHO REGALIA / 100".
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on base of box: "Carl"
Object Number: 1948.16.1
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