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SMALL BOX FROM DRESSING TABLE SET

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion


About this object

Smaller rectangular box have each on the ocver an openwork panel, two with a cupid each adn two each with a cupid shooting an arrow at a seated female figure, all in rococo scrolls. Border has leaves and rosettes in green and red. Edges of cover have leaf scrolls in red. Sides of box have on each side an openwork panel with a repeat design and border panels with engraved leaves filled with green. One has clasp missing.

Category:
ivories
Object name:
SMALL BOX FROM DRESSING TABLE SET
Made from:
Ivory -- wood
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
18th c.
Size:
9.2 x 6.4 cm (3 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
36.124.5
Class:
IVORY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973