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Chrismatory: NAV.102-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Pewter chrismatory. The open lid is surmounted by a cross treffe and glory, joined to the box by two hinges. Contains three removable ampullae, each with a threaded top and cap, with spatula surmounted by a cross. Scratch engraved by each: Chri, S Catecu, I mifi.

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.8 cm
Length: 12 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lyon ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame Navarro, J. M. de


18th Century, third quarter#
1775 - 1799

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1) "etin argle terre" on three fleur de lys. 2) "fin 1767 IIC" surrounding an eagle alighting. 3) "Lyon 174? FF" surmounted by a crown
  • Type: Hallmark

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.102-1933
Primary reference Number: 125305
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 January 2016 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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