Box

1783-4 (made)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Enamelled gold set with rose-cut diamonds set in silver
Brief Description
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.
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 3.1cm
  • Width: 8.3cm
  • Depth: 6.3cm
Style
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)
Credit line
Bequeathed by George Mitchell
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
237-1878

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record createdJune 13, 2005
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