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Box

Box

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1798-1809 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Duprez, F. N. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    tortoiseshell mounted in enamelled gold and set with pietra dura

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Carew from the Farquhar Matheson Collection

  • Museum number:

    M.293:1&:2-1921

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

tortoiseshell box, mounted in enamelled gold and set with a Florentine mosaic of a basket of flowers, with Paris marks for 1797-1809, maker's mark of 'F N Duprez'

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1798-1809 (made)

Artist/maker

Duprez, F. N. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

tortoiseshell mounted in enamelled gold and set with pietra dura

Marks and inscriptions

marks
Paris marks for 1797-1809

signed 'F N Duprez'
Maker's mark

Dimensions

Diameter: 8.1 cm

Object history note

ex Farquhar Matheson Collection

Descriptive line

tortoiseshell box, mounted in enamelled gold and set with a Florentine mosaic of a basket of flowers, with Paris marks for 1798-1809, maker's mark of 'F N Duprez'

Subjects depicted

Baskets; Flowers

Categories

Containers; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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