Miniature watercolor set

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-179666

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

Descriptive Terms

painting equipment
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
Box, Artist's

Inscription

"Earl of Ashburnham's House" (printed)
"[illegible]"

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2 1/2 (W), 5/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.735