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Patch box

Factory:
Meissen Manufactory (German, 1710–present)
Date:
ca. 1750
Culture:
German, Meissen
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain, gold
Dimensions:
2 × 1 1/4 in. (5.1 × 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Accession Number:
64.101.173
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on blue enamel band around gold mount: SOUS LE MASQUE LA BELLE SE RIT DO SON INFIDÈLE
J. Pierpont Morgan ; J. P. Morgan Jr. (until 1944; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, January 8, 1944, no. 416); Irwin Untermyer (by 1956–64; to MMA)
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