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Pair of Boxes

A work made of bone china, enamel, and gilding.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bone china, enamel, and gilding.

Date:

c. 1875

Artist:

Probably designed by Christopher Dresser (English, born Scotland, 1834-1904)
Minton (Stoke-on-Trent, England, founded 1793)

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 231

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Christopher Dresser

Title

Pair of Boxes

Origin

Stoke-on-Trent

Date

1873–1880

Medium

Bone china, enamel, and gilding

Inscriptions

Impressed MINTONS (on base of both), impressed indistinct number, probably 1512 (on base of both), other indistinct impressed marks (on base of both), painted B (on base of one; in iron red)

Dimensions

2020.312.1 box 7.93 x 12.06 x 12.06 cm (3 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.) 2020.312.1 lid 1.9 x 7.62 x 7.62 cm (3/4 x 3 x 3 in.) 2020.312.1 overall height 8.89cm (3 1/2 in.) 2020.312.2 box 8.09 x 12.06 x 12.06 cm (3 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.) 2020.312.2 lid 1.9 x 7.62 x 7.62 cm (3/4 x 3 x 3 in.) 2020.312.1 overall height 9.20 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Helene Fortunoff and Robert Grossman

Reference Number

2020.312.1-2

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