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The sides of the cylindrical box are divided into three openwork panels filled with caryatids against a background of foliage. The removable top is composed of a central oval with the profile bust in low relief of Charles I, facing left, surrounded by a band of pierced foliage and caryatids. The...

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Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, February 10, 1977, lot 598; purchased from S. J. Shrubsole, New York, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, June 9, 1977.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), about 1640–55

Object Place

London, England


H. 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); Diameter 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.); Weight 45.5 gm (1 oz 9 dwt)

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