1958.2318 Silver and Lapis lazuli Box open
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Box

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Place of Origin:

    Asia or Europe

  • Date:

    1700-1775

  • Materials:

    Silver; Lapis lazuli; Stone; Gold-plated silver

  • Techniques:

    Wrought

  • Museum Object Number:

    1958.2318


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Object Number

1958.2318

Object Name

Box

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Asia or Europe

Origin Notes

As per previous cataloguer: Origin Continental Europe. Changed to include possibly the Middle East or North Africa (French colonly?). Origin made in a craft workshop with limited silversmithing tools. [AWagner 9/2018]

Date

1700-1775

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Body, left exterior, top edge; illegible
2. Mark; Lid, left exterior; illegible
3. Mark; Lid, interior, center; "13" within oval, stamped

Materials

Silver; Lapis lazuli; Stone; Gold-plated silver

Techniques

Wrought

Dimensions (inches)

1.693 (H) , 2.913 (L) , 1.929 (W) , 5.7144 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

4.3 (H) , 7.4 (L) , 4.9 (W) , 162 (Weight)

Object Description

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