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Sealing wax case

about 1765–70


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.614a-b

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels

Pink ground with white lines, two landscapes on the cover; and body of box in colors, surrounded with scrolls in gold.

Provenance

1899, Bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike to the MFA [see note 1].

Notes:
[1] Said to have belonged to Elizabeth Petrovna of Russia 1741-1761.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. John H. Thorndike