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Creator:
Robert Mabon, died 1798, British
Title:

Jeweled Box for Buttee Nuts

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 3/4 × 11 7/8 inches (34.9 × 30.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right: "A. Green Emeralds | B Green Do | C This is painted Green | upon Gold | D Green Emerald | This is a Diamond | supported by | 2 leaves | in this manner"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The above is for holding [...] and is made of Gold | Diamonds + Emeralds - [...] into the [...] | [...]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22319
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17646
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Holly Shaffer, Adapting the eye, An archive of the British in India, 1770-1830 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2011, p.23, no. 7, V2359 (YCBA)


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