Collection of gold boxes by Various artists

9 gold snuff boxes, 2 circular boxes with detachable lids, 2 patch-boxes.

Details

Medium:
Gold, ivory & tortoise-shell
Acquired in:
1960
Presented by:
S Roskhill through The Art Fund

Presented as an addition to those given in 1948 by children of Mr and Mrs Henry Van den Bergh in memory of Capt. Seymour Van den Bergh and of Major James Van den Bergh. All gold apart from the patch-box in ivory and a circular box in tortoiseshell. Louis XV style.

Provenance

C.H.T Hawkins Collection.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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