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Miniature watercolor set

Description

Miniature watercolor set (unused) with two brushes and eleven colors. Lid has applied decoration of "Earl of Ashburnham's House." Wooden box with cover that slides over top for closure. Small indent on cover to pull box open. Colors inside box each with relief image of leaping lion. Inside divided into three compartments.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Inscriptions
"Earl of Ashburnham's House" (printed)
"[illegible]"
Material
paint (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Painting T&E
Descriptive terms
Box, Artist's
paint (coating)
painting equipment
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 1/2 (W), 5/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.735
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
179666

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