Overall: 1 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 2 in. ( 3.2 x 16.2 x 5.1 cm )
Oblong box with sheet copper sides and sheet brass hinged top and bottom with scene before battle within a scrolling, assymetrical cartouche flanked by two female allegorical figures with weapons of war; on reverse is an oblong cartouche with Frederick the Great on horseback amidst battle, flanked by two round cartouches with male portraits in profile.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
die-stamped: in Dutch on top: "PASSIRVNG DEES RHEINE/DER ALLIERTE ARMEE DURCH DEN PR. FERDINAND V. BRAUNS/BEY LORITH(...) UNTERHALB EMMERICK/1758 (...) DEN 2 TEN (..)" ; on reverse: "FRIDERICUS BORUSSORUM REX, COMPLEETE VICTOIRE DER PRUSSEN OVER DE RYKSEN/FRANSK ARMEEN (B) EVOCHTEN BY ROSSBACH EN MESERBERG/1757" ; "FRID HENRICUS PRINCEPS BORRUSLAE"; on front and reverse: "GIESE"; "ISER LOHN"
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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