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LARGE BOX FROM DRESSING TABLE SET

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion


About this object

Larger rectangular box has three openwork panels with a cupid in rococo scrolls. Rest of the panels have sprays of flowers with red or green paint. Upper edges of the sides have engraved scrolls filled with red paint. Central panel on front lower part have in the center a panel engraved with leaves filled with green adn lines on the edges. Rest of the sides have openwork panels in a repeat pattern. Iron clasp is missing.

Category:
ivories
Object name:
LARGE BOX FROM DRESSING TABLE SET
Made from:
Ivory -- wood
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
18.3 x 10.8 cm (7 3/16 x 4 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.124.2
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973