Object Place: Europe, France
4.3 x 5.8 x 6.8 cm (1 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Soft-paste porcelain; silver mounts; polychrome enamel decoration
Not On View
The rectangular box of soft-paste porcelain, possibly the Mennecy factory, of basket form. Silver mounts in the rococo style, marked for Paris. The interior of the lid is painted in polychrome enamels with a portrait of the Archbishop Elector of Cologne, Clemens August.
By 1896, Mrs. T. O. Richardson; 1925, bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.
Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson