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The rectangular box with white ground has convex sides and a slightly domed cover. Each of the four sides and the cover are painted with a pastoral scene in rose monochrome within a reserve. The reserves are framed by raised white curvilinear scrolls, and the white ground surrounding 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, possibly Birmingham, about 1765

  • Artist Unknown, Austrian, 19th century
Object Place

England

Dimensions

13 x 15.3 x 22.5 cm (5 1/8 x 6 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1983.666

Medium or Technique

Enameled copper decorated in rose, with stamped gilt-metal mounts

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels