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Silver-gilt box, embossed and chased in rococo-style. In the hinged lid is an oval ivory: a putto riding a dolphin. The body is set with an ivory sleeve, carved with sea-nymphs, tritons, a centaur embrassed by a winged siren and sea-creatures.
Datec. 1660 - 1670 ivory; 1759 - 1761 mounts
1759 - 1761
Material and technique
elephant-ivory, silver-gilt; carved
Dimensions8.9 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
not on display
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Marc Rosenberg, Der Goldschmiede Merkzeichen (Frankfurt, 1922-28)