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ROUND BOX

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

There is a profile portrait of Catherine II on a round, wooden box which is lacquered black and lined with shell. On the cover is a miniature in enamel on copper of Catherine II facing right, painted in white on a brown ground, imitating a cameo.

Category:
enamels
Object name:
ROUND BOX
Made from:
Enamel on copper -- wood -- tortoise shell
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
15.223.1-2
Class:
ENAMEL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973