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Easter Egg Box

n.d., original design 1967 Michael Croft Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1941 cast, electroplated, oxidized and buffed silver and gold 1 3/4 x 1 1/8 in. (4.4 x 3.0 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum purchase 1975.148.1A-B Not currently on view


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Easter Egg Box is an egg-shaped form in buffed silver and gold that opens like a box. Michael Croft decorated the egg with raised silver lines representing flowers, with stems that come down from the top and end at the center in a budlike form. He used the lost-wax process to create the piece.

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decorative arts

Crafts - Metal

metal - gold

metal - silver

About Michael Croft

Born: Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1941

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