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The rectangular box has a domed cover and waisted sides. The cover and the upper rim of the box are mounted with metal bands that are hinged along the back of the box. The mounts on the cover are machine-engraved with wavy lines; a small metal thumbpiece, also engraved, is affixed at the...

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Provenance

New York. 1957, Rita and Frits Markus; 1983, gift of Rita and Frits Markus to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

English, probably Bilston or Wednesbury, about 1770

  • Artist Unknown, Austrian, 19th century
Object Place

England

Dimensions

4.4 x 7.6 x 9.7 cm (1 3/4 x 3 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.665

Medium or Technique

Enameled copper, transfer-printed, with polychrome decoration; engraved metal mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels