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Box: RTR.M.21 & A

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Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Oval, ivory box inlaid with silver wire and decorated with red and green enamel paint

Ivory inlaid with silver wire and painted in red and green enamel. Oval with straight sides and a pull-off lid. The top of the lid is decorated with a border of dots and scrolling foliage round an oval cartouche of stylised flowers and a bird.

Dating

1700 CE - 1900 CE

Note

Probably European.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of paint
Inlay composed of silver
Box And Lid Diameter 8.5 cm Height 2.1 cm Length 10.8 cm

Materials used in production

Ivory

Identification numbers

Accession number: RTR.M.21 & A
Primary reference Number: 156406
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 January 2014 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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