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Box

Circular with bandings and stripings of gold in two colors. Loose cover has miniature of a woman and child, signed by Jean Guerin (b. 1760 Strasburg, d. 1836 Obernai). Inside of cover cracking.

Provenance

1948, Catherine Spencer (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge, Beverly Farms, MA; 1948, gift of Mrs. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1948)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field

French, about 1780

Object Place

France

Accession Number

49.1780a-b

Medium or Technique

Gold, tortoiseshell

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold