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Maker(s) &
Production:

Dael, Jan Frans van, miniaturist, Belgian artist, 1764-1840, France
Unknown, box maker, France

Production
Note:

Jan Frans van Dael was Flemish but worked in Paris

Collection:

Major, the Hon. H.R. Broughton

Category(s):

miniature (painting); boxes

Name(s):

box
objet de vertu; category

Date:

circa 1784 before 1840

School/Style:

French box with Flemish painting

Period:

late 18th-mid 19th century

Description(s):

boxwood with miniature of a basket of pink roses on a marble slab
Boxwood set with a miniature in oil on white glass or marble, mounted under glass in gilt metal. The circular box has moulded edges and straight sides and an almost flat screw-off lid. The circular miniature depicts a wicker basket of pink roses, on a marble slab.

Material(s):

boxwood; box
glass; miniature; possibly
marble; miniature; possibly
oil paint; miniature
glass; cover
metal; mount
gold; surface of mount

Technique
Description:

The box was carved. The miniature was painted on glass or marble and set under glass with a gilt metal mount.

Dimension(s):

height, box and lid, 1.6, cm
diameter, box and lid, 8.4, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1973-04-06; Broughton, Henry Rogers, Major the Hon.

Acquisition Credit:

Major, the Hon. H.R. Broughton Bequest

Inscription(s):

signature; inside the lid; written in ink or paint; Par J.F. Van Dael; painted by Jan Frans van Dael
paper label; inside the lid; written in ink and stuck with glue; 176

Accession:

Object Number: M.117 & A-1973
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 1297; input: 2000-01-21; modified: 2015-08-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/1297





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