Copper Box Presented to Henry Ford, 1936

Summary

Henry Ford's corporate family was generous when it came to acknowledging their leader's enterprising and innovative strides forward. This copper box, with an elaborately worked Western scene on the lid, features a Ford automobile as the focal point. The donor established the first Ford dealership in Tucson, Arizona, beginning with the sale of Model T's in 1914.

Henry Ford's corporate family was generous when it came to acknowledging their leader's enterprising and innovative strides forward. This copper box, with an elaborately worked Western scene on the lid, features a Ford automobile as the focal point. The donor established the first Ford dealership in Tucson, Arizona, beginning with the sale of Model T's in 1914.

Artifact

Box (Container)

Date Made

1936

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

36.887.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Copper (Metal)

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 in

Width: 10.75 in

Length: 19.25 in

Inscriptions

To Henry Ford from Monte Mansfield Tucson, Arizona 1936

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