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Box

Made by: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Currently in storage


About this object

The small box is shaped like the head of a young lady. She has a tall powdered hairdo and wears a black half mask. Her eyes are two rose-cut diamonds. The box is mounted in gold with a ring at the top for hanging on a ribbon. The cover at the back is set with a piece of moss agate.

Category:
ceramics, german
Made from:
Porcelain -- agate -- gold -- diamonds
Made in:
GERMANY: Meissen
Date made:
ca. 1750
Size:
5.1 x 2.9 cm (2 x 1 1/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.4
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973