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  • Title: Nécessaire
  • Creator: James Cox
  • Date Created: ca. 1770–72
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall (confirmed): 3 3/8 × 3 9/16 × 2 1/8 in. (8.6 × 9 × 5.4 cm); Overall (.128b–e): 1 1/16 x 1 x 13/16 in. (2.7 x 2.5 x 2.1 cm); Overall (.128f): 15/16 x 7/8 x 13/16 in. (2.4 x 2.2 x 2.1 cm); Overall (.128g, h): 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 15/16 in. (1.9 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm); Overall (.128i): 1 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 7/8 in. (2.9 x 7.3 x 2.2 cm); Overall (.128j–m, each): 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); Overall (.128n): 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); Overall (.128o): 1 5/16 in. (3.3 cm)
  • Type: Nécessaire
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/201988
  • Medium: Case: moss agate, mounted in gold and set with diamonds, rubies, and emeralds; silver; Dial: white enamel, with frame pavé-set with paste jewels
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: British, London

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