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Jewelry box with lock and keys

Object | Accession Number: 2017.311.5 a-c

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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Decorated wooden jewelry box owned by Ruth Spivack who during the war lived in Montmorency OSE home in France and then was sent on a September 1941 USCOM transport to the United States, where she lived with the Spivack family in Cleveland.
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Glenn Meyers and Debbie Smith

    Physical Details

    Classification
    Containers
    Category
    Boxes
    Object Type
    Jewelry boxes (aat)
    Physical Description
    Wood jewelry box with hinged lid. The box has metal ornamentation on the outside and a pink fabric lining as well as a mirror inside. There are also a lock and a set of 2 keys for the box. Dimensions are of the box closed.
    a: box
    b: lock
    c: keys
    Dimensions
    a: Height: 3.500 inches (8.89 cm) | Width: 10.250 inches (26.035 cm) | Depth: 6.625 inches (16.827 cm)
    Materials
    a : wood, metal, glass, cloth
    b : metal

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The jewelry box was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2017 by Glenn Meyers and Debbie Smith, the children of Ruth Engelhardt Spivack Meyers.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:16:42
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