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ÉTUI

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

Background is enameled white with sprays of leaves and dots raised and gilded. On the upper and lower sections there are two cartouches each painted in full colors with four landscapes, showing harbors or rivers, two with ruined columns and two with castles. These cartouches have elaborate rococo frames raised and gilded. On the top is a star raised and gilded.

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:
15.151.1-2
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973