Object Place: Netherlands
Guard: 28 cm (11 in.); maximum open: 52.5 cm (20 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Skin leaf painted in gouache; ivory sticks decorated with gold and mother-of-pearl medallions and silver; mother-of-pear; paste
Not On View
Obverse: pastoral scene of two children playing and singing for five older figures, stylized floral border, narrow gold band edging. Reverse: man and woman picking fruit, stylized floral border. Ivory sticks decorated with gold and mother-of-pearl medallions and silver piqué work. Mother-of-pearl at base of guards, diamond paste studs in rivet.
Gift of Esther Oldham to MFA, June 9, 1976.