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

Miniature Case

ca. 1620 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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)


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gold, enamelled in black and white
Brief Description
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
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)
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.8cm
  • Width: 5cm
  • Depth: 0.9cm
Credit line
Given by Dame Joan Evans
Object history
The pattern is closely related to a design by Jean Toutin I (1578-1644) engraved in 1619.

Grand Palais Exhibition RF.2001/297
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Somers-Cock, Anna, Princely Magnificence: court jewels of the Renaissance, 1500-1630, V&A, 1980, p.79, cat. 92
Collection
Accession Number
M.246-1975

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record createdMarch 14, 2000
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