20 December 2002
MARILYN MONROE DECORATIVE BOX
A silver-plated stone box adorned with an eagle motif on the lid that MM purchased on one of her last trips to Mexico when she was specifically buying Mexican artifacts to decorate her Spanish-style home in Brentwood, California.
5 x 6 1/2 x 2 inches
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