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Sugar box


TE or TI



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Sugar box, TE or TI
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver
Size: 3 x 5 x 4 in. (7.62 x 12.7 x 10.16 cm)8 ozs., 10 dwts
Creation Place: Europe, England, London
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 17th century, James I
Inscriptions: -Mark-On box below the hinge, are the pricked initials (rubbed) [?], [W], [E]- within pricked cartouche. Maker’s mark: monogram [TE]-Fully marked on underside of body and on interior of hinged cover. Makers mark on base apparently double-struck, also inside cover flange near hinge.
Physical Description: shell-shaped covered spice box; James I; oval body with flat back divided into two sections; ovolo mount, on four shell feet; hinged shell-shaped domed cover with matching mount; clasp and button at front
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The James S. Bell Memorial Fund, by exchange
Accession Number: 68.16.3
Artist: TE or TI, English (name and dates unknown)
Role: Artist
Nationality: English (London)
Life Dates: English (name and dates unknown)
Added to Site: February 28, 2009