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Set with dotted and striped blue enamel. Cover has overlapping edge with band of pearls and green enamel on each surface; in center cameo plaque in raised mounting of pearls and enameled gold surrounded by tiny diamonds in platinum. Hinge protrudes.

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

about 1880 or later

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

5.08 x 6.35 cm (2 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

48.1334

Medium or Technique

Enamel, pearls, cameo, gold

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Gold