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ÉTUI

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

Background is enameled in white with sprays of flowers and scrolls raised and gilded. On the upper and lower sections there are two paintings on each in colors with raised gilt rococo frames. The irregular shaped scenes show harbors with ships and figures, one scene on each section having a classical ruin and two scenes have castles.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
ÉTUI
Made from:
Enamel -- copper -- gilt copper
Made in:
ENGLAND: South Staffordshire, Bilston or Wednesbury
Date made:
ca. 1770
Size:
11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.150.1-2
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973