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ROUND BOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The round glass box is mounted with thin gold bands chased with vines and scrolls. The bands are attached to the edges and bottom of the box. Centered on the lid is a circlet of bits of turquoise set in gold. It has a hinged cover.

Category:
goldwork
Object name:
ROUND BOX
Made from:
Gold -- glass -- turquoise
Made in:
France
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
7.1 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.118
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
MARK on inner edge: one illegible mark
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973