Object Place: Europe, England
2.22 x 5.71 cm (7/8 x 2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Cartouche form, bowed sides curve to flat bottom. Moulding on overlapping hinged cover. Panels of formal ornament on sides & bottom; two figures, one with ewer, in raised landscape design on cover. Scene depicts Susanna at the Well.
Stamped at front on bezel: "PP" below a crown
Probably acquired in Europe by Delia Spencer (Mrs. Marshall) Field (b. 1854 - d. 1937), Paris and Washington, DC; by inheritance to her niece, Catherine Spencer Eddy (Mrs. Albert J.) Beveridge (b. 1881 - d. 1970), Beverly Farms, MA; 1948, gift of Mrs. Beveridge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1948)
Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field (Mrs. Marshall Field)