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"Star" box

1976
Louis Féron (French, 1901–1998)


Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 6.4 x 2.2 cm (3 x 2 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2016.384a-b

Medium or Technique

18-karat gold with emerald, diamonds and sapphires

Not On View

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

18-karat gold, hammered with a star motif worked in repousse; the lid has a central cabochon emerald set in gold surrounded by diamonds and sapphires set in platinum.

Markings

L.F.

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