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BOX

Made by: Samson Porcelain

On view in: Second Floor Hallway


About this object

The background is in yellow enamel. Reserved panels on the cover and front and back have rococo frames of raised gilt scrolls and have landscapes with figures. On the cover, a youth and a young girl seated under a tree. On the front a youth playing a flute, seated beside a young girl. On the back, two youths and a girl fishing. The bottom is in yellow enamel, the interior is white. The cover is loose.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
BOX
Made from:
Enamel on copper -- gilt copper
Made in:
Paris, France
Date made:
ca. 1900
Size:
5.6 × 7.5 × 5.6 cm (2 3/16 × 2 15/16 × 2 3/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.185
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
MARK; LABEL At the bottom two crossed L's in enamel, the mark of Samson A rectangular paper label with double red borders reading "3rd Shelf...F"
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973