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Gold box mounted encage with mother of pearl panels, hinged lid with shaped front edge. Cisele decoration in yellower gold: military trophies and scrolls; on cover two men, one seated, with map or plan between them. Marks very worn, inside lid and bottom

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

German, about 1750

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

3.97 x 8.25 x 6.19 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/4 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1160

Medium or Technique

Gold, mother-of-pearl

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold