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Thimblecase: M.95 & A-1961

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Gilt metal, gold and enamel; egg-shaped box decorated in polychrome cloisonné enamels with rabbits, doves, birds and flowers on a dark blue ground. The lid screws off; the interior holds a gold thimble.

Notes

History note: Not known before testator

Legal notes

L.C.G. Clarke Bequest, 1960

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 3.5 cm
Height: 5.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Jaipur ⪼ India

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1960-12-13) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

20th century
Circa 1800 - 1899

School or Style

Indian

Materials used in production

Gilt metal Enamel

Techniques used in production

Enamelling

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.95 & A-1961
Primary reference Number: 156364
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 September 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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