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Creator Name: Prip, John
Creator Nationality: American
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: born 1922
Creator Name-CRT: John Prip
Title: Flying Box
Title Type: Title
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1972
Creation End Date: 1972
Creation Date: 1972
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: electroformed and fabricated silver and mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: 2 x 2 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (5.2 x 7.0 x 6.7 cm.)
Description: egg-shaped container with two arm-like appendages on either side of mid-section/umbrella shaped projection decorated with abstract designs on top/cross shaped piece of mother of pearl on top
AMICA Contributor: Smithsonian American Art Museum
Owner Location: Washington, DC, USA
ID Number: 1990.8.3C
Credit Line: Gift of the James Renwick Alliance and museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program
Copyright: Copyright Smithsonian American Art Museum
AMICA ID: SAAM.1990.8.3C
Component Measured: object
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 5.20
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 7.00
Measurement Dimension: depth
Measurement Value: 6.70
AMICA Library Year: 2003
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