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18th Century French Diorama of Christ Church Oxford



Charming 18th century French diorama with hand colored copper plate engraving. In original shadowbox with gold leaf ripple frame. Though titled on the reverse "Vue du College de Ste Marie et de Hotel de Ville d'Oxford," View of the College of St Mary, Oxford. With decoupage flowers in the foreground, two cutouts of a noble couple in the mid ground and the engraving of the College in the background.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.5 in. (36.83 cm)Width: 18.5 in. (46.99 cm)Depth: 2 in. (5.08 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XV (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    Mid-18th Century
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1760
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Some minor staining upper right hand corner. Old water satin on reverse does not bleed through.
  • Seller Location
    Stamford, CT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU80304520933

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    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 4-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Stamford, CT
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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