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Box

Box
Title
Box
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Enamel, copper
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm )
Description 
Oval ceramic box with hinged lid with scalloped copper lip at the front center to grip to lift the lid open, the rims of the lid and box are trimmed with copper, the lid of the box is painted with the image of a man and woman courting in an outdoor setting, the sides are painted with two bands of design in gold, the upper band is in rinceau design, the lower band is a floral garland.
Credit Line 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Object Number 
1977.40b
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group