Box: EHS

 
Box: EHS
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  • Title :     Box: EHS
  • Artist:     Reuben Watts Designer Reuben Watts Maker
  • Accession:     TD1988.31.1
  • Country:     New Zealand Auckland
  • Date:     circa 19101925
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-1/2 6-1/8 3-1/4, Centimeters 6.4 15.6 8.3
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Arts and Crafts
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1988.31.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Arts and Crafts~Decorative Arts and Furniture~British Arts and Crafts
Description:
Rectangular hand-hammered sterling silver casket box with hinged lid, monogram plate at top bordered with inlaid native paua shell; on each side forming corner leg supports are applied relief figures in the style of Maori wood carved stockade posts or home carvings; interior reveals soldering and nail construction.