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Oval box

1965
Louis Féron (French, 1901–1998)


Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 5.1 x 1.6 cm (2 3/4 x 2 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2016.385a-b

Medium or Technique

18-karat gold with matrix turquoise and diamonds

Not On View

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

18-karat gold, hammered and worked in repousse. The lid is set with a matrix turqouise surrounded by diamonds set in platinum from a design by Jean Schlumberger.

Markings

L.F.-H.S. (hors serie; Artist's model)

Provenance

Louis Féron (the artist, b. 1901 - d. 1998) and Leslie Snow Féron, Eaton, NH; 2016, gift of Leslie Snow Féron to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Leslie Snow Féron in memory of Louis Féron