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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Box

1783-1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Enamelled gold box, with maker's mark for Jean Georges Rémond. The lid of the box is mounted with a plaque painted in enamel with a seated woman sketching a figure of Cupid on a plinth. The lid, base and sides of the box are decorated with guilloché enamel (translucent enamel applied over engine-turning) and with garlands of vine leaves and grapes executed in gold paillons.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Box
  • Lid
Materials and Techniques
Enamelled gold
Brief Description
Enamelled gold box, with maker's mark for Jean Georges Rémond, Geneva, 1783-1790
Physical Description
Enamelled gold box, with maker's mark for Jean Georges Rémond. The lid of the box is mounted with a plaque painted in enamel with a seated woman sketching a figure of Cupid on a plinth. The lid, base and sides of the box are decorated with guilloché enamel (translucent enamel applied over engine-turning) and with garlands of vine leaves and grapes executed in gold paillons.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 5.9cm
Marks and Inscriptions
mark (maker's mark for Jean Georges Rémond)
Credit line
Bequeathed by W.W. Aston
Collection
Accession Number
M.129:1&:2-1917

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record createdJune 16, 2005
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