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Box: RTR.M.20 & A

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Circular, wood box painted with red and green flowers and grapes on a gold engine turned ground

Wood, engine turned, painted in gold, red, pink and green, and varnished. Circular with straight sides and an almost flat pull-off lid. The lid is decorated with a spray of flowers and grapes on a gold ground within a green zigzag border. The sides and base similarly decorated but with sprigs of flowers. The interior is lacquered in a natural colour to show the darkness of the wood.


19th Century
1840 - 1900

Components of the work

Box composed of wood
Decoration composed of lacquer paint
Box And Lid Diameter 6.4 cm Height 3 cm

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Accession number: RTR.M.20 & A
Primary reference Number: 156405
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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