Lacquer box, Germany, Stockmann/Berlin, around 1820

Papp mâché

measurements: h. 2,5 cm, Dm. 9,5 cm

bottom: 2403 St (Model number and monogram of Stockmann)

top inside:

Scenery of the Molo of Naples after Châtelet


Claude Louis Châtelet

(1753 – 1795)


The pharos of Santa Lucia at Neaples is depicted on top of the lacquer box with the Vesus mountain in the background. This landscape is a copy of a painting by Claude Louis Châtelet (1753-1795) presented in his „Voyage pittoresque de Naples et de Sicile“.



Thieme/Becker 5/6, s.v. Chatetet (Chastelet), Claude Louis, p. 428.