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PATCH BOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The round patch box is composed of three pieces of bloodstone. The bottom is round with a beveled edge. The sides bulge outward on the lower part and curve inward on the upper. These two pieces are mounted in plain gold bands. The bloodstone on the cover curves away at the sides and is framed in gold with rococo scrolls chased in openwork.

Category:
gems
Object name:
PATCH BOX
Made from:
Bloodstone -- gold
Made in:
London, England
Date made:
ca. 1840
Size:
1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
11.153
Class:
GOLD
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973