Bonbonniere, ca. 1755 Gold, carved gray agate, enamel decoration on gold. Gift of the Panwy Foundation, from the collection of Maria Wyman. 1994-129-3.
What is this?
Egg-shaped form of curving rococo gold cage work over gray agate. Hinged lid with white enameled band showing the phrase, "Eloignez de vous rien n'est agreable" (Separated from you nothing is pleasant).
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008, Friday, March 07, 2008 - Sunday, July 06, 2008