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Maker(s) &
Production:

Berjon, Antoine, miniaturist, French artist, 1754-1843, France
Unknown, box maker, France

Collection:

Major, the Hon. H.R. Broughton

Category(s):

miniature (painting); boxes

Name(s):

box
objet de vertu; category

Date:

circa 1774 before 1843

School/Style:

French

Period:

late 18th-mid 19th century

Description(s):

horn with miniature of a blue vase of flowers on a marble slab
Horn set with a miniature in bodycolour and watercolour on card, under glass with a gilt metal mount. The circular box has straight sides and an almost flat pull-off lid. The circular miniature depicts a blue-green vase of flowers including, roses, carnations and forget-me-knots, on a marble slab.

Material(s):

horn; box
card; miniature
bodycolour; miniature
watercolour; miniature
glass; cover
metal; mount
gold; surface of mount

Technique
Description:

The horn was carved, heated and pressed to form the parts of a box, which were glued together. The miniature was painted and set under glass with a gilt metal mount

Dimension(s):

height, box and lid, 2.7, cm
diameter, box and lid, 7.4, cm

Acquisition:

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

Provenance:

not known before testator

Acquisition Credit:

Major, the Hon. H.R. Broughton Bequest

Inscription:

paper label; inside the lid; written in ink and stuck with glue; 178

Accession:

Object Number: M.118 & A-1973
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 2211; input: 2000-02-15; modified: 2015-08-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2211





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