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Etui

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About this object

Entire outer surface is covered with delicate paintings, mostly after pictures by Nicholas Lancret. On the longer section are two scenes, one with a young couple walking, and one with a young girl carrying a water pitcher. On bottom is a landscape with farm buildings. On sides of upper section is a continuous landscape with two girls seated under trees and facing each other. On top is a landscape with a single farm house. Gold mounting in 18th century style.

Category:
ENAMELS
Object name:
Etui
Made from:
Enamel -- gold
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
1861-1898
Size:
overall __4.84 IN
overall __12.31 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.136
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK __on mounting: crossed anchors and scepter of St. Petersburg, 56 for 14K gold and BX
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973