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# 41497

"Catherine the Great as Minerva", box with important enamel miniature!!, ca. 1770

Price: 3900  EUR

(please note additional 13% tax applies for transactions concluded within the European Union)

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Executed in ca. 1770, this miniature is one of the numerous representations of Empress Catherine II ("The Great") as goddess Minerva (for comparison, see our images nr.9-16). It was painted by a 1st-class Swiss (Genevan?) enemalist. The miniature is inserted into the lid of a round box made of tortoiseshell with golden mounting.

Provenance: Swiss private collection

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Condition: fairly good; several thin cracks

Creation Year: ca 1770

Measurements:UNFRAMED:6,0x5,0cm/2,4x2,0in FRAMED: 7,2x7,2cm/2,8x2,8in

Object Type:box with miniature

Style: Portrait Miniatures

Technique: box: tortoiseshell with golden (?) mounting; miniature: enamel on copper

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Creator: Swiss School

Creator Dates: -

Nationality:Swiss

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