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Scissors case

  • Place of origin:

    Netherlands (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold

  • Museum number:

    29-1866

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 58, shelf B, box 6

Physical description

Scissors case of enamelled gold decorated with flowers.

Place of Origin

Netherlands (made)

Date

ca. 1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Width: 4.5 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Descriptive line

Scissors case of enamelled gold decorated with flowers, Netherlands, about 1650

Materials

Enamel; Gold

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Tools & Equipment; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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