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Taperstick: NAV.215-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Pewter taperstick. Plain stem on circular reeded drip pan, flaring to trumpet base. Signs of acid treatment, style of circa 1700.

Probably a fake

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.215-1933
Primary reference Number: 125434
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 August 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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