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EGG-SHAPED BOX

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

The background is in pale yellow with a lattice of raised dots in white enamel. There are two cartouches on the lower half with figures in landscapes and another landscape on the top, the latter with a pyramid. All the cartouches have molded gilt rococo frames.

Object name:
EGG-SHAPED BOX
Made from:
Enamel -- copper -- gilt copper
Made in:
ENGLAND: South Staffordshire, Bilston or Wednesbury
Date made:
ca. 1780
Size:
4.4 x 3.2 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.139
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973