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The rectangular, molded box has a slightly domed cover that is attached with a gilt-metal mount. The top and sides of the exterior of the box have a dark blue ground, with white reserves that are framed by rocaille ornament in manganese violet heightened with pale green and white. The reserves...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, Fürstenberg, about 1770

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

4.4 x 9.1 cm (1 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.630

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain