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ÉTUI

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

The background is in white enamel with a raised lattice in white and raised scrolls in gilt. Two panels on each half are painted in colors. On the lower half a girl and two youths fishing beside a stream, a shepherd and shepherdess beside a stream with sheep nearby. On the upper half are two panels painted with flowers on a white ground and another on the top.Ormolu mounts are finely chiseled. The eight fittings on the interior are all in place.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
ÉTUI
Made from:
Enamel on copper -- gilt copper
Made in:
ENGLAND: South Staffordshire, Bilston or Wednesbury
Date made:
ca. 1775
Size:
10.2 cm (4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.183
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
LABEL At the bottom a paper sticker with a zig-zag border and the number "1" in the center
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973