Shell Container

  • Stuart Golder, Shell Container, 1978, sterling silver, 18k gold, and copper, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1970-78, Stuart Golder, Gift of Paul and Carole Garrison, 2000.41.12

Luce Center Label

These fifteen miniature containers are part of a series of twenty-eight boxes that Stuart Golder created from 1970 to 1978, each one unique and no more than an inch in size.

Luce Object Quote
"From an early age I was exposed to my parent's collection of snuff bottles and boxes composed of a variety of materials." Artist's statement
Title
Shell Container
Artist
Date
1978
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in. (1.4 x 3.1 x 2.8 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Paul and Carole Garrison

Mediums
Mediums Description
sterling silver, 18k gold, and copper
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – other – shell
Object Number
2000.41.12
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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