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Box: PER.M.368 & A-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Circular, ivory box; the lid and base carved with concentric rings of scallops and beads

Ivory, carved. Circular with shallow sides and projecting edges. The top of the screw-on lid and the base are decorated with a concentric pattern of scallops and beads. The interior is lined with red velvet.

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.4 cm
Height: 1.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Nineteenth century
1800 CE - 1900 CE

School or Style

French

Components of the work

Box composed of ivory
Lining composed of velvet

Techniques used in production

Carving : The box was carved of ivory and a velvet lining was glued to the inside of the lid and base

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.368 & A-1923
Primary reference Number: 150656
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 January 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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