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Souvenir

Date:
19th century
Culture:
European
Medium:
Gold, enamel; ivory tablet; gold mount
Dimensions:
2 7/8 × 2 1/8 in. (7.3 × 5.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.1259a–d
Not on view
Inscription: On front, in blue enamel: Souvenir; on back, in blue enamel: D'amitié

Stickers: [1] Bernard Franck; [2] 102

Marking: [1] E F crowned (?) (unidentified);
[2] Eagle's head in single outline (Paris restricted warranty mark for gold, 1838–47)

Location of marks:
[1]: Inside top of cover
[2]: Twice on outside of cover, once on each handle of scissors
Bernard Franck , Paris (acquired between 1875–1902) ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (until 1917; to MMA)
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