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Box

  • Place of origin:

    Switzerland (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold with a miniature

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Mitchell

  • Museum number:

    245-1878

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Enamelled gold box, with a miniature of Venus and Hymen lighting the fire of love, with imitation Paris marks.

Place of Origin

Switzerland (made)

Date

ca. 1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold with a miniature

Marks and inscriptions

marks
Imitation Paris marks

Dimensions

Height: 2.7 cm, Width: 7.8 cm, Depth: 5.6 cm

Descriptive line

Enamelled gold box, with a miniature of Venus and Hymen lighting the fire of love, with imitation Paris marks, Switzerland, ca.1800

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Love

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery; Myths & Legends

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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