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NEEDLE CASE

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

The ground is in pale blue enamel with a lattice pattern and raised dots in white. Two panels on the lower half and one on the upper each have a cartouche with raised gilt scroll frames painted in colors. On the lower half-a man leaning on a staff walking in the country with a river in the background. On the smaller half, a landscape with a man standing near a pyramid.

Object name:
NEEDLE CASE
Made from:
Enamel on copper -- gilt copper
Made in:
ENGLAND: South Staffordshire, Bilston or Wednesbury
Date made:
ca. 1780
Size:
10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.168.1-2
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973