Presentation Box with Scroll Given to Henry Ford by FordIndia Auto Dealers, July 30, 1938

Summary

Henry Ford's corporate family was generous when it came to acknowledging their leader's enterprising and innovative strides forward. Within this elaborately rendered silver casket is a scroll signed by representatives of Fordindia marking the occasion of Henry Ford's 75th birthday. The inscription reveals the esteem and high regard which was felt by Ford employees towards their employer.

Henry Ford's corporate family was generous when it came to acknowledging their leader's enterprising and innovative strides forward. Within this elaborately rendered silver casket is a scroll signed by representatives of Fordindia marking the occasion of Henry Ford's 75th birthday. The inscription reveals the esteem and high regard which was felt by Ford employees towards their employer.

Artifact

Casket (Personal gear)

Date Made

1938

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

India 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.1510.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. From the Estate of Henry and Clara Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Sterling silver
Wood (Plant Material)

Dimensions

Height: 6 in

Width: 6.5 in

Length: 14.5 in

Inscriptions

casket: V8 scroll: We the signatories to this memorial the Fordindia Dealers feeling that there could be no more appropriate way of celebrating the happy occasion of your 75th birthday . . . "

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