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Hand-carved wooden (rosewood) jewelry box with brass embellishments along the sides and corners. Brass latch. Top has an oval hade inlay with a floral motif with a bird in the center. The inside is covered in a red/ pink brocade with a floral and bamboo motif. There is a removable tray that reveals a compartment below. There are two brass handles on the sides of the box.

Original Medium

Rosewood (wood), Brass (alloy), Jade (rock)

Size

21 cm x 14 cm x 10 cm

Origin

China

Date Information

undated

Artifact Number

M80-0005

Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Collection, Mss 65, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana.

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Image Credit

Image credit: Mark Fritch, University of Montana

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