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Sealing wax case

Pink ground with white lines, two landscapes on the cover; and body of box in colors, surrounded with scrolls in gold.

Provenance

1899, Bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike to the MFA [see note 1]. Notes: [1] Said to have belonged to Elizabeth Petrovna of Russia 1741-1761.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike

about 1765–70

Object Place

England

Accession Number

99.614a-b

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels