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Box: PER.M/P.4 & 1-60-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Modeller: Nost, John, the Younger (Possibly)

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Description

Silver gilt circular box with a plaque of George III on lid and another of George II on base, both signed I.V.N (? John van Nost). Inside the box is a series of etched pictures with engraved letter press with the title: "A short history in miniature of the origin & progress of the late war from its commencement to the exchange of the ratification of PEACE between Great Britain, France & Spain on the 10th of Feby. 1763."

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4.7 cm
Height: 2.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

Second half of 18th century
After 1763 - Before 1787

Note

Nost is the suggested modeller of the portraits on the lid and base.

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M/P.4 & 1-60-1923
Primary reference Number: 150639
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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