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Gilt brass engraved casket, by Michel Mann

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An image of Metalwork/Casket. Mann, Michel (German, active 1589-d. after 1630), Nüremberg. The rectangular casket stands on four ball feet (possibly replacements). The four corners and the centre of the front and back panels have openwork copper mounts. The hinged lid, has a central handle, but has lost the lock mechanism underneath. The top is engraved with a lady and gentleman in early 17th century costume. The front and back are engraved with pairs of Turks (?) and each of the two ends with one Turk. The base is engraved with a townscape with several church spires enclosed by two rectangular lines. The strap across the centre of the top is engraved with the maker's name 'MICHEL MAN'. Gilt brass and copper, with engraved decoration, copper mounts, height, whole, 4.6 cm, length, whole, 7.2 cm, width, whole, 5 cm, circa 1600-1630. Renaissance.

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Metalwork/Casket. Mann, Michel (German, active 1589-d. after 1630), Nüremberg. The rectangular casket stands on four ball feet (possibly replacements). The four corners and the centre of the front and back panels have openwork copper mounts. The hinged lid, has a central handle, but has lost the lock mechanism underneath. The top is engraved with a lady and gentleman in early 17th century costume. The front and back are engraved with pairs of Turks (?) and each of the two ends with one Turk. The base is engraved with a townscape with several church spires enclosed by two rectangular lines. The strap across the centre of the top is engraved with the maker's name 'MICHEL MAN'. Gilt brass and copper, with engraved decoration, copper mounts, height, whole, 4.6 cm, length, whole, 7.2 cm, width, whole, 5 cm, circa 1600-1630. Renaissance.

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  • Accession Number: M.16-1935
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 868 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 223.53kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1
  • Captured: 2014:02:21 11:58:10

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17th Century Artist/Maker Artistic Movement Date Department Fitz_AA German Late Renaissance Material Medium Michel Mann Nationalities Northern Renaissance Object Type Other Keywords Renaissance Turkish Turks Workflow _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd box brass casket copper costume engraved engraving fashion gilded gilt gilt-brass gold handled hinged key-hole keyhole keys lidded lock locked male metalwork mount openwork

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