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An image of Shell-shaped box. Angel, George, England, London. The cast escallop shell-shaped box has a flat cover with concealed hinge, and a cast winkle shell-shaped handle, and stands on two large and one small cast winkle shell-shaped feet. The whole is realistically chased. The cast body seamed with the back of the cover and set with a hinge. The edge of the cover and body has an applied rim mount. The handle and feet are cast and applied. Silver, height, to top of handle, 5.3 cm, width, handle to back, 22.8 cm, weight, whole, 640 g, 1875-1876. Victorian.

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Shell-shaped box. Angel, George, England, London. The cast escallop shell-shaped box has a flat cover with concealed hinge, and a cast winkle shell-shaped handle, and stands on two large and one small cast winkle shell-shaped feet. The whole is realistically chased. The cast body seamed with the back of the cover and set with a hinge. The edge of the cover and body has an applied rim mount. The handle and feet are cast and applied. Silver, height, to top of handle, 5.3 cm, width, handle to back, 22.8 cm, weight, whole, 640 g, 1875-1876. Victorian.

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  • Accession Number: M.8-1990
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/36.0
  • Focal length: 135
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 690 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows
  • Filesize: 86.89kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 36/1
  • Captured: 2007:09:13 11:31:14

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19th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC box cast chased clam shell English Fitz_AA George Angel hinged scallop shell sea shell seashells shellfish shells silver silverware Victorian

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