Box

French


Object Place: Europe, Paris, France

Dimensions

3.17 x 6.19 x 4.61 cm (1 1/4 x 2 7/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1329

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Boxes

Rectangular, hinged cover, scrolled borders in green-gold enclose scenes of Fêtes Champêtres after Hubert Robert on each face in vari-colored gold.

Markings

Marks: charge mark struck on lid.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of Delia Spencer Field