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Object ID 003039

Object Name Richard Hudnut Three Flowers Box

Object Desc A long, pink box which once held a fragrance and powder.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002733a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 5

Object Date 1916

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords perfume,Richard Hudnut,boxes,Three Flowers brand,

Title Richard Hudnut Three Flowers Box

Description A long, rectangular pink box with decorative black and gold borders. the image on the lid of the box is a woman accepting a large flower blossoms from a cherub. Towards the top, "Three Flowers" s written in white. The sides of the lid have 'Richard Hudnut New York" and his monogram. The bottom half of the box is a powder blue.


Approx Collection Date

Height 1.5

Length 7

Width 2.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Richard Hudnut

Maker Details Registered his name for trademark in France and the U.S. in 1880. Produced numerous fragrances, compacts, and cosmetics. After Hudnut's retirement in 1916, the company was bought by William R. Warner & Co. The WRW Co. is now under the Pfizer Corp.

Maker Mark Richard Hudnut on sides and monogram


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Image Caption CMY2733A-B



Date MAR 1,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The box's color has faded. There is major discoloration inside the box. There is wearness on the edges, and spotting on the lid. The fragrance, powder, and lining is missing from the inside.


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin