Tablet notebook

German
mid-18th century


Accession Number

2004.229

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

A small tablet notebook, containing four leaves of plain silver and silver covers engraved on outer sides with naturalistic floral and foliate decoration, partially gilded. The whole is assembled with a round boss hinge.

Inscription

None

Markings

Unmarked

Provenance

Until 2001, Count Jörg Adelmann von Adelmannsfelden (b. 1951), Hohenstadt Castle, South Germany; October 16, 2001, Adelmannsfelden sale, Sotheby's, Amsterdam, lot 11, probably to Rudigier Gallery, Munich; 2004, gift of Rudigier Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 26, 2004)

Credit Line

Gift of Rudigier Gallery, Munich