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Pairpoint Mfg. Co. | humidor...
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1.69.163 | ca. 1885 | H: 3.5 in, width: 8.25 in, L: 11 in | Engraved on top between compartments: W.F. Cody, Bottom stamped: PAIRPOINT MFG.CO/QUADRUPLE/(design)/PLATE/NEW BEADFORD MASS/2750 | Humidor, silver plated pewter, two compartment; handles cast as boys riding turtles; sides embossed with grapes, leaves and vines. Virginia Hayden, William Cody Boal's granddaughter, remembers this piece from her family home. | 1.69.163.jpg | 1.69.163.jpg | 1.69.163v2.jpg | leaves | boys | grapes | turtles | vines | humidor | silver plated | pewter | Pairpoint Mfg. Co.

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1.69.2555 | width without fringe: 6.25 in | Gift of Nick Eggenhofer | Ladies purse; oval, semi-circle top frame of brass (possibly) overlaid with silver, front has a highly raised design of 5 grape leaves with 2 small flowers and vines connecting all, single push-to-release catch, 2 studs with rings through them on back frame hold chain handle consisting of alternating long and short gold metal loops with a large gold metal ring at center, frame is attached to purse with small rivets along lower edges; purse front is a heavy, woven design fabric in browns and burgundy beaded over the pattern with round and marquise-shaped faceted gelatin `gems' in garnet red surrounded by gold and green metallic faceted seed beads, fringe down sides and bottom is single strands of 1-1/4" long loops of gold metallic faceted seed beads; back and lining are medium brown leather (possibly lambskin) with a small pocket sewn into back lining. | 1.69.2555.JPG | 1.69.2555.JPG | grape | leaves | flowers | vines | purse | fringe | oval | leather | Woven | brass | brown | fabric | Beads | silver