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VanTines's Japanese Nail Stone box

Item Information

Title:
VanTines's Japanese Nail Stone box
Description:
Blue and white square porcelain covered box marked "VANTINE'S/ ORIENTAL/ NAILSTONE/ JAPAN"; yellow and orange paper label w/ inscription, dragon and mountain; top w/ 4 shells at 4 corners; scene on cover w/ mountain and ocean.
Date:
1890–1920
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
glazing (coating)
painting (coating)
porcelain
tin (metal)
boxes (containers)
packaging
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
figure- and animal-derived motifs
mountains
Porcelain
Painted
Tin Glazed
Dragon
Mountain
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Places:
New York
Extent:
1 in. x 2.375 in. x 2.375 in. (H x W x D)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
Accession #:
1998.2280AB
Identifier:
18184