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Patch box with cover, from a toilette service


William Fowle



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G350
Patch box with cover, from a toilette service, William Fowle
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Vermeil (gilt silver)
Size: 1 13/16 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (4.6 x 9.21 x 9.21 cm)
Creation Place: England
Culture: England
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Marks on top and bottom, stamped: [F], [(rampant lion)], [(WE/ (flower)]
Physical Description: cylindrical container; male and female figures and cupid on cover; sides decorated with foliate design
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Ruth and Bruce Dayton, the Walter C. and Mary C. Briggs Endowment, the Putnam Dana McMillan Fund, gift of funds from the Decorative Arts Council with proceeds from the 2003 Antiques Show and Sale, and the Driscoll Art Accessions Endowme
Accession Number: 2003.191.14a,b
Artist: William Fowle, English, 1658-1684
Role: Artist
Life Dates: English, 1658-1684
Added to Site: March 1, 2009