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Basket: T.162-1946

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




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

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, Late
Circa 1675 CE - Circa 1700 CE

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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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 April 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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