Box, Ceramic


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Hangar Overlook at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Box, Ceramic

Inventory Number


Physical Description

Ceramic box with hinged lid, for jewelry or other small items. Lid and lip of base edged in silver. Hinge also made of silver. Lid is hand painted with a scene of a balloon and gondola in the sky with two people in the gondola. "1783" is painted under the gondola. The sides and interior of the box are decorated with a fern motif.

Credit Line

Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust


Box, Ceramic


Overall: 10.5 × 5.4 × 9.2cm (4 1/8 × 2 1/8 × 3 5/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum



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