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Miniature case
  • Miniature case
    Jean Toutin, born 1578 - died 1644
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Miniature case

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1620 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jean Toutin, born 1578 - died 1644 (after, artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, enamelled in black and white

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.246-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, room 91, case 10, shelf D, box 5

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Physical description

Oval gold miniature case, enamelled in black and white with flowers and pea-pods closely related to a design engraved in 1619 by Jean Toutin I (1578-1644)

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1620 (made)

Artist/maker

Jean Toutin, born 1578 - died 1644 (after, artist)

Materials and Techniques

Gold, enamelled in black and white

Dimensions

Height: 8.8 cm, Width: 5 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Object history note

The pattern is closely related to a design by Jean Toutin I (1578-1644) engraved in 1619.
Grand Palais Exhibition RF.2001/297

Descriptive line

Oval gold miniature case, enamelled in black and white with flowers and pea-pods, possibly after an engraving by Jean Toutin I (1578-1644), made in France, about 1620

Exhibition History

Arts décoratifs sous Louis XIII (Grand Palais 09/04/2002-08/07/2002)

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Flowers (plants)

Categories

Metalwork; Paintings; Jewellery; Accessories

Collection code

MET

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