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Box and lid

Box and lid

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tortoiseshell with chased, repoussé and enamelled gold

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by John Jones

  • Museum number:

    867:1-1882

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tortoiseshell box and lid with openwork mountings of enamelled gold.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tortoiseshell with chased, repoussé and enamelled gold

Descriptive line

Box and lid, tortoiseshell with enamelled gold openwork mountings, made in Germany, early 18th century

Labels and date

BOX
Gold
Germany; early 18th century
Jones Bequest
867-1882

Tortoiseshell, with enamelled gold openwork mountings. [07/1994]

Materials

Tortoise shell; Gold; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling; Openwork; Chasing; Repoussé

Subjects depicted

Openwork

Categories

Metalwork; Household objects; Ironwork; Containers

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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