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Box

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1730-1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mother of pearl, mounted in piqué with gold, set with billiant-cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds, jacinth (hyacinth) and garnets

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by W.W. Aston

  • Museum number:

    M.133-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 59, shelf D, box 3

Physical description

Mother of pearl box, mounted in piqué with gold, and set with billiant-cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds, jacinth (hyacinth) and garnets, with a Vienna duty mark for 1806-1807.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1730-1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Mother of pearl, mounted in piqué with gold, set with billiant-cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds, jacinth (hyacinth) and garnets

Marks and inscriptions

mark
Vienna duty mark for 1806-7

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 cm, Width: 3.5 cm, Depth: 5.5 cm

Descriptive line

Mother of pearl box, mounted and piqué with gold, set with brilliant-cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds, carnelian and almandine garnets, with a Vienna duty mark for 1806-1807, Germany, 1730-1740

Materials

Mother of pearl; Piqué; Gold; Diamond; Ruby; Emerald; Garnet; Hyacinth

Categories

Containers; Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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