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    Neuber, Johann Christian, born 1735 - died 1808
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Box

  • Place of origin:

    Dresden (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Neuber, Johann Christian, born 1735 - died 1808 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold set with hardstones

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by W.W. Aston

  • Museum number:

    M.126:1&:2-1917

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold box set with 88 varieties of hardstone, with an enamel portrait of the philosopher Crates (ca. 270 BC) on the lid.

Place of Origin

Dresden (made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Neuber, Johann Christian, born 1735 - died 1808 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold set with hardstones

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Gold box set with 88 varieties of hardstone, with simulated pearls; on the lid an enamel portrait of the Greek philosopher Crates (ca.270 BC), Johann Christian Neuber, Dresden, about 1775

Materials

Gold; Hardstone

Techniques

Enamelling

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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