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Box

1819-1838 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Tortoiseshell box, mounted in gold and set with a 19th century miniature of Monsieur de Pontchartreux, Maker's mark for A J M Vachette, signed on the rim 'Vachette A Paris', Post-Revolutionary Paris marks for 1819-38 and 1838-47


Object details
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Object type
Materials and techniques
Tortoiseshell mounted in gold and set with a miniature
Brief description
Tortoiseshell box, mounted in gold and set with a 19th century miniature of Monsieur de Pontchartreux, Maker's mark for A J M Vachette, signed on the rim 'Vachette A Paris', Paris marks for 1819-38 and 1838-47
Physical description
Tortoiseshell box, mounted in gold and set with a 19th century miniature of Monsieur de Pontchartreux, Maker's mark for A J M Vachette, signed on the rim 'Vachette A Paris', Post-Revolutionary Paris marks for 1819-38 and 1838-47
Dimensions
  • Height: 2.4cm
  • Width: 8.1cm
  • Depth: 5.5cm
Marks and inscriptions
  • mark (Paris marks for 1819-38 and 1838-47)
  • mark (Maker's mark for A J M Vachette)
  • signed 'Vachette A Paris' (on the rim)
Credit line
Bequeathed by John Jones
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
929-1882

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Record createdJune 14, 2005
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