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Tortoise-shell box with a miniature of flowers, by Redoute

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An image of Miniature. Tortoise-shell box with a miniature of flowers in a stone vase on a marble slab. Redouté, Pierre Joseph (Flemish, 1759-1840). Unknown box maker. Tortoise-shell and gold with a miniature in watercolour and bodycolour on card, mounted in gilt metal and set under glass. The circular miniature depicts a pale stone vase of flowers, including heartsease, anemones, blue aster, marigolds, campanula, auricula and centifolia roses, on a marble slab. Height (whole box) 2.8 cm, diameter (whole box) 8.5 cm, 1827-1840. Acquisition: bequeathed 1973 by Henry Rogers Broughton Fairhaven.

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Miniature. Tortoise-shell box with a miniature of flowers in a stone vase on a marble slab. Redouté, Pierre Joseph (Flemish, 1759-1840). Unknown box maker. Tortoise-shell and gold with a miniature in watercolour and bodycolour on card, mounted in gilt metal and set under glass. The circular miniature depicts a pale stone vase of flowers, including heartsease, anemones, blue aster, marigolds, campanula, auricula and centifolia roses, on a marble slab. Height (whole box) 2.8 cm, diameter (whole box) 8.5 cm, 1827-1840. Acquisition: bequeathed 1973 by Henry Rogers Broughton Fairhaven.

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  • Accession Number: M.69-1973
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 991 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 715.36kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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19th Century _WF_Fairhaven anemone Asteraceae Asters bodycolour botanical box boxes Calendula circular Fitz_PDP Flemish floral flower arrangement flowers marble slab marigold miniature objet de vertu painting Pierre Joseph Redoute pink roses Ranunculaceae Ranunculus Redoute rosebud roses round slab tortoise-shell vase of flowers vases watercolour

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