This elctrotype is after a late seventeenth-century French original in Rosenborg Palace, Copenhagen. It belongs to a toilet service (see 08.166.13–.21) made for Princess Hedvig Sophia, sister of Charles XII of Sweden.
[ Elkington & Co. , Birmingham, until 1908; sold to MMA ]
Artist: Christopher Dresser (British, Glasgow, Scotland 1834–1904 Mulhouse)Date: ca. 1879Medium: Gilt and silver-plated brass; split bamboo; leather covered wood with velvet on the underside and glazed cotton liningsAccession: 2000.594.1a, b–.8On view in:Gallery 556