Two sections from a girdle or bracelet

French
early 17th century


Object Place: Europe, France (?)

Dimensions

1.19 x 2.07 cm (7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.978a-b

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Enamels

Two sections from a girdle or bracelet. Part a: Man pulling a lady in a sleigh preceded by a dog. Part b: A drinking couple, seated facing each other, the man offering the lady a glass. Translucent enamel (black background with blue, green, gold) set by the technique of email resille sur verre in rectangular silver-gilt frame with roped edge. Two loops at end of each piece for attachment.

Provenance

Henri Heilbronner, Lucerne, Switzerland; 1960, gift of Heilbronner to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift of Henri Heilbronner