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Bodkin case: RTR.M.7 & A

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Stone, possibly granite or composite, and gold; the cylindrial case has undecorated sides, a flat base and pull-off lid with almost flat top; the base and lid are mounted and lined in red gold

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 2.0 cm
Height: 10.2 cm


Early 19th Century
George III
Circa 1800 CE - Circa 1820 CE

Components of the work

Case composed of stone
Mount composed of gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: RTR.M.7 & A
Primary reference Number: 156375
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 September 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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