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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1787-1789 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Coloured gold enamelled and set with crystals enclosing a miniature

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Henry L. Florence

  • Museum number:

    M.228-1917

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Coloured gold box, enamelled and set with crystals enclosing a miniature depicting a bust of a woman in a yellow dress, Paris marks for 1783-89 and 1787-88, Paris import mark for 1864 onwards

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1787-1789 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Coloured gold enamelled and set with crystals enclosing a miniature

Marks and inscriptions

marks
Paris marks for 1783-89 and 1787-88

mark
Paris import mark for 1864 onwards

Dimensions

Height: 2.4 cm, Width: 7 cm, Depth: 5 cm

Descriptive line

Coloured gold box, enamelled and set with crystals enclosing a miniature depicting a bust of a woman in a yellow dress, Paris marks for 1783-89 and 1787-88, Paris import mark for 1864 onwards

Subjects depicted

Busts

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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