Dael, Jan Frans van, miniaturist, Belgian artist, 1764-1840, France
Unknown, box maker, France
Jan Frans van Dael was Flemish but worked in Paris
Major, the Hon. H.R. Broughton
miniature (painting); boxes
objet de vertu; category
circa 1784 before 1840
French box with Flemish painting
late 18th-mid 19th century
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.
glass; miniature; possibly
marble; miniature; possibly
oil paint; miniature
gold; surface of mount
The box was carved. The miniature was painted on glass or marble and set under glass with a gilt metal mount.
height, box and lid, 1.6, cm
diameter, box and lid, 8.4, cm
bequeathed; 1973-04-06; Broughton, Henry Rogers, Major the Hon.
Major, the Hon. H.R. Broughton Bequest
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
Object Number: M.117 & A-1973
(record id: 1297; input: 2000-01-21; modified: 2015-08-10)