Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Box

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold decorated with brown camaieu enamel, surrounded by a border of seed pearls

  • Credit Line:

    The Jodrell Collection

  • Museum number:

    499-1890

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold box, the lid decorated with a mythological scene in brown camaieu enamel, surrounded by a border of seed pearls, imitation Paris marks for 1758-1774 and 1771-1772, genuine Paris warranty marks for 1837-1848.

Place of Origin

Switzerland (made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold decorated with brown camaieu enamel, surrounded by a border of seed pearls

Marks and inscriptions

marks
imitation Paris marks for 1758-74 and 1771-72

marks
genuine Paris warranty marks for 1837-48

Dimensions

Height: 2.9 cm, Width: 8.8 cm, Depth: 6.2 cm

Object history note

ex Jodrell Collection

Descriptive line

Gold box, the lid decorated with a mythological scene in brown camaieu enamel, surrounded by a border of seed pearls, Switzerland, late 18th century

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Pearl

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery; Myths & Legends

Collection

Metalwork Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.