Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Portrait Miniatures, Room 90a, The International Music and Art Foundation Gallery

Palette Box

late 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Tubular ivory container with screw lid containing a stack of nine circular ivory palettes.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Turned ivory
Brief Description
Tubular ivory container with screw lid containing a stack of nine circular ivory palettes, formerly belonging to the miniaturist George Engleheart (1750-1829)
Physical Description
Tubular ivory container with screw lid containing a stack of nine circular ivory palettes.
Dimensions
  • Height: 2.75in
  • Exterior diameter: 1.5625in
Dimensions taken from Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.
Credit line
Given by Miss Rachel Barclay
Object history
Formerly belonging to the miniaturist George Engleheart (1750-1829)
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.
Collection
Accession Number
P.17-1925

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record createdJuly 15, 2003
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