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The rectangular molded box has a slightly domed cover and is fitted with gold mounts. The top, sides, and base of the exterior of the box are decorated with shaped reserves framed by polychrome scrolls, shells, and flowers within which are thin lines of gold. The scenes in the reserve panels,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, about 1745–50

Object Place

Germany

Dimensions

3.5 x 7.5 cm (1 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.775

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain