Description & Technical information

The pair to this toilet casket with facing female medaillion on the cover and the same inventory stamp VIII, is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, purchased in 1913 under the bequest of Captain H.B. Murray from J.H. Henry Esq (s. Museum's number: M.133:1, 2-1913; Victoria & Albert room 69, case 13)

Oval, applied with profile medallions (male on the cover) enclosed by engraved Régence ornament, hinged cover, stamped inventory No. VIII, lock, key.

Weight: 210 gr

Date:  1700
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  Germany, Augsburg
Medium: silver
Dimensions: 10.5 cm (4¹/₈ inches)
Literature: Seling Nr. 154 and 1866
Weltkunst, Deutsches Silber in einer Londoner Privatsammlung, 15. Dezember 1985, p. 3843

Categories: Silver