Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Pair of cassolettes

Maker:
Mounts by Matthew Boulton (British, Birmingham 1728–1809 Birmingham)
Enameler:
Willliam H. Croft
Date:
1787
Culture:
British, Soho near Birmingham
Medium:
Enamel on copper, gilt bronze
Dimensions:
Overall (each): 10 × 4 3/4 in. (25.4 × 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gilt Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.856a–d, .857a–d
Not on view
Inscription: .856: Incense container (b) "VII"; .857: "W.H. Croft 1787" in black ink inside cover.
Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1964; to MMA)
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