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Toilet set in original leather case

Fourteen identified German (Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker

Date:
ca. 1743–45
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle
Dimensions:
Case: H.16 1/2 in.; with opened lid: H.37 3/4 in.; D.28 in.; Silver-gilt mirror: H.29 1/2 in.; W.23 1/2 in.
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation Gift in memory of Stephen M. Kellen, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.364.1a–d–.48
231564

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