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Box

  • Place of origin:

    Dresden (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stiehl, Christian Gottlieb, born 1708 - died 1792 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold set with a variety of hardstones

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by George Mitchell

  • Museum number:

    166-1878

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 65, shelf B, box 1

Physical description

Gold box, set with a variety of hardstones as floral trails and swags.

Place of Origin

Dresden (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Stiehl, Christian Gottlieb, born 1708 - died 1792 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Gold set with a variety of hardstones

Dimensions

Height: 3.4 cm, Width: 7.3 cm, Depth: 5.4 cm

Descriptive line

Gold box, set with a variety of hardstones as floral trails and swags, probably by C.G. Stiehl, Dresden, ca.1770

Materials

Gold; Hardstone

Subjects depicted

Flowers (plants); Swags (design element)

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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