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Bonbonnière with Marine Life
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Bonbonnière with Marine Life


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Description This circular box, known as a "bonbonnière," was used to hold sweets. The top and bottom are carved with panels of sea monsters and other marine motifs.
Provenance Mackay and Chisholm, Edinburgh; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1730-1750
Medium
ivory
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.443
Measurements
W: : 2 9/16 × D: 1 7/16 in. (6.5 × 3.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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