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Box: M.14 & A-1983

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Silver-gilt or gilt white metal; cylindrical with pull-off lid; the straight sides of the box are engraved with shaded diagonal stripes; the flat cover is engraved with a flowerhead surrounded by the inscription 'Love . admitts . of . no . deniall'

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-01-31) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Dating

17th Century, Late#
Production date: circa AD 1680

School or Style

English

Components of the work

Surface composed of gold
Box And Lid Diameter 3.7 cm Height 2.0 cm

Materials used in production

possibly White metal
possibly Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Love . admitts . of . no . deniall
  • Location: Round the top of the lid
  • Method of creation: Engraved
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 8
  • Location: In the centre of the base
  • Method of creation: Struck

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.14 & A-1983
Primary reference Number: 150740
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 8 April 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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