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Bequeathed by George Mitchell
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Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 65, shelf C, box 9
The influence of Paris extended across Europe. Many boxes previously thought to have been Swiss are now believed to have been made in Germany. Lorenz Seelig has suggested that the maker 'LFT' worked in Hanau, and may be identified as 'Les Frères Toussaint'.
Enamelled gold box, with maker's mark 'LFT' and imitation Paris marks for 1773-4
Place of Origin
Materials and Techniques
Marks and inscriptions
Maker's mark, possibly of Les Frères Toussaint, Hanau
imitation Paris marks for 1773-4
Paris marks for 1847 onwards
Height: 2.6 cm, Width: 6.6 cm, Depth: 5.1 cm
Box, enamelled gold. Germany, Hanau, 1775-90; mark of LFT.
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Seelig, L.Golddosen des 18. Jahrhunderts aus dem Besitz der Fürsten Thurn und Taxis. Munich, 2007.
Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery