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Casket: M.17-1935

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)


Maker: Mann, Michel (Probably)




Brass, engraved with figures of men and women, and gilt, with copper mounts; signed ‘MICHEL*MAN*’

Legal notes

Given by Charles Holden White

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.6 cm
Length: 7.2 cm
Width: 4.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg ⪼ Southern Germany ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by Holden-White, Charles


Circa 1600 CE - 1620 CE


Mann (or Man) was born in Augsburg. By 1589 he was a Master at Augsburg, and moved to Nüremburg and also worked at Fürhth and Wöhrd, where he died after 1630. Many caskets bearing his name have survived.

Components of the work


Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.17-1935
Primary reference Number: 139830
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 November 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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