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Writing casket: M.41-1997

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Bronze, cast

Notes

History note: Cecil Leitch & Kerin Ltd; purchased on 15 Sept. 1937 (invoice: £85) by Lt Col the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC (1892-1958); bequeathed to his sister, the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Hon. Mrs Pamela Sherek, from the collection of the late Lt Col the Hon. M.T. Boscawen, DSO, MC, in his memory

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997-01-20) by Sherek, Pamela

Dating

Late 15th-early 16th Century
Circa 1475 CE - 1525 CE

Note

When purchased in 1937 the casket was attributed to Caradosso

School or Style

Renaissance

Materials used in production

Bronze

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.41-1997
Primary reference Number: 14045
Old object number: B.42.
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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