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Medium
gold
Measurements
(a-b) 2.8 × 7.4 × cm diameter (overall)
Place/s of Execution
Paris, France
Inscription
(a) punched (vertically) inside box base u.c.: (crown) / L
punched inside box base u.c.: (half sunburst) (crown) / (fleur-de-lys) / ּ ּ / O(maypole)B
punched (inverted) inside upper rim: (Mercury's head)
punched (vertically) outside of upper rim: (half sunburst) (crown) / (fleur-de-lys) / ּ ּ / (...illeg.)
(b) punched inside of lid u.c.: (half sunburst) (crown) / (fleur-de-lys) / ּ ּ / (...illeg.)
punched (vertically) inside lid: (...illeg.)
Accession Number
425.a-b-D5
Department
International Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1962
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Paris Punch Marks for 1774-5, Maker's mark of Phillipe Bourlier.