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Box: RTR.M.16

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Circular gilt metal box with a micromosaic vignette of a lake and waterfall

Gilt metal and micromosaic in shades of blue, grey, green, white and brown.
The circular box has straight sides and a flat pull-off lid. The top of the lid is set with a micromosaic vignette of a lake, waterfall, rural building and trees with an aqueduct and mountains.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 6.3 cm
Height: 1.7 cm


19th Century, Late#
1850 CE - 1900 CE

Components of the work

Lid composed of micromosaic
Box composed of base metal
Surface composed of gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: RTR.M.16
Primary reference Number: 156401
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 September 2012 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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