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Niello scenes after a print entitled Naufrage (Shipwreck) by Jacques de Lajoüe
(French, Paris 1686–1761 Paris), published in Paris 1736

Date: ca. 1745–50
Culture: Russian, probably Velikiy Ustyug
Medium: Shell; gilded, matted, punched, and engraved silver; niello
Dimensions: 2 1/4 × 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (5.7 × 10.5 × 6.4 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Silver In Combination
Credit Line: Purchase, Bequest of Emma A. Sheafer, by exchange, and Rogers Fund, 1995
Accession Number: 1995.327

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