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Basket: T.162-1946

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Polychrome glass beads threaded on iron wire and attached to iron wire frame of silver layette shape, inside base decorated with twelve panels of exotic and mythological animals and centrally placed male and female figure, with applied three-dimensional flowers, leaves and citrus fruit decorations around the inside edges of the basket, and outside edges of its foot.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Eddington

Measurements and weight

Depth: 46 cm
Height: 14 cm
Width: 56 cm

Relative size of this object

56 cm14 cm46 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1946-09-25) by Eddington, Miss

Dating

Late 17th Century
Circa 1675 CE - Circa 1700 CE

School or Style

English

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glass ( beads) Framework composed of iron

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Identification numbers

Accession number: T.162-1946
Primary reference Number: 131109
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 June 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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