Overall: 1 1/4 x 6 3/8 x 2 in. ( 3.2 x 16.2 x 5.1 cm )
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 RYKSE
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
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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