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Miniature case

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1650-1660 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold enamelled in blue, white, and black, partly in relief

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.112-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 10, shelf D, box 8

Physical description

Back of a gold miniature case, enamelled in blue, white, and black, partly in relief with a crown-shaped front to the suspension loop and on the case, the monogram 'EDICB' below a coronet within laurel branches.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1650-1660 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold enamelled in blue, white, and black, partly in relief

Marks and inscriptions

'EDICB'
monogram below a coronet within laurel branches

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 cm, Width: 3.3 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Descriptive line

Back of an enamelled gold miniature case, with a crown-shaped front to the suspension loop, made in France, about 1650-1660.

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Monograms; Coronets (crowns); Laurel wreaths

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Paintings; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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