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Ting: O.1-1942

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Bronze ting with cover. Double loop handles at the sides with three rings, superbly chiselled with a scroll motif in the centre, and engraved with bands of intertwined archaic fret which are repeated in two zones on the body. Supported on three cabriole legs with ogre masks in low relief, and green patination with slight reddy-brown markings. The interior has blue and green encrusted patina.

Notes

History note: Bought Bwinet (?) sale Sothebys 4th April 1941. Lot 356

Legal notes

Bequeathed by E. Maurice B Ingram. 1941. Received 1942

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.8 cm
Height: 14.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1941) by Ingram, Edward Maurice Berkeley

Dating

Circa -0481 - -0221

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Chiselling Engraving Bas-relief

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.1-1942
Primary reference Number: 138276
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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