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Box

Box

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    1838-1847 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Leferre, J-M. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tortoiseshell mounted in gold and set with miniatures in oil

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    900-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tortoiseshell box mounted in gold and set with miniatures in oil of landscapes and figures, signed 'F.Guerin' and maker's mark for A. Leferre, Paris warranty marks for 1838-1847.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

1838-1847 (made)

Artist/maker

Leferre, J-M. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tortoiseshell mounted in gold and set with miniatures in oil

Marks and inscriptions

'F.Guerin'
oil miniature, artist's signature

mark
Maker's mark for A. Leferre,

marks
Paris warranty marks for 1838-47

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm, Width: 8.2 cm, Depth: 6.2 cm

Descriptive line

Tortoiseshell box mounted in gold and set with miniatures in oil of landscapes and figures, signed 'F.Guerin' and maker's mark for A. Leferre, Paris warranty marks for 1838-1847

Materials

Tortoiseshell; Gold; Oil colour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Landscapes (representations)

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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