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  • Description

    Box; porcelain; circular; slightly moulded scrolls forming the framework of the designs, which are Watteau subjects in blue; figures dancing and three groups reposing; inside the lid a vase containing flowers painted in colour; the inside of the lower part gilt; no marks; gilt metal mounts.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 18thC
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 3.25 inches
    • Height: 1.5 inches
  • Bibliography

    • Franks 1896 104 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    21 March 2000

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Check condition and clean.


    Surface dirt.

    Treatment details

    Surface cleaned with warm distilled water applied with cotton wool. Residue removed with cotton wool and Kleenex tissue.

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  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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