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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mother of pearl with gold pique mounted in coloured gold and set with applied gold cartouches

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Mitchell

  • Museum number:

    212-1878

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mother of pearl box, studded with gold pique discs, mounted in coloured gold and set with applied cartouches of gardening subjects in gold, with Austrian import marks for 1862-75

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Mother of pearl with gold pique mounted in coloured gold and set with applied gold cartouches

Marks and inscriptions

marks
Austrian import marks for 1862-75

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm, Width: 6.6 cm, Depth: 5.2 cm

Descriptive line

Mother of pearl box, studded with gold pique discs, mounted in coloured gold and set with applied cartouches of gardening subjects in gold, with Austrian import marks for 1862-75, France (Paris), ca.1750

Subjects depicted

Gardening

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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