Skip to main content

Box: M.14 & A-1983

An image of Box

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




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


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

School or Style


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
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Box" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-20 17:10:21

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Box |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-20 17:10:21|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Box</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...