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Box

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1783-4 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Blerzy, Joseph-Etienne (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold set with rose-cut diamonds set in silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Mitchell

  • Museum number:

    237-1878

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 63, shelf B, box 1

Physical description

Enamelled gold box, set with rose cut diamonds and a 19th century miniature of the Duchess de Sully, maker's mark for J-E Blerzy, Paris, 1783-4.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1783-4 (made)

Artist/maker

Blerzy, Joseph-Etienne (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold set with rose-cut diamonds set in silver

Marks and inscriptions

mark
Maker's mark for J-E Blerzy

marks
Paris marks for 1783-84 and 1783-89

mark
Viennese duty mark for 1806-7

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm, Width: 8.3 cm, Depth: 6.3 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold box, on the lid rose-cut diamonds and an enamel miniature inserted later, maker's mark for J-E Blerzy, Paris, 1783-4.

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Diamonds

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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