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Coin Cabinet: CM.TR.1903-R

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Current Location: In storage


Coin Cabinet



Gilded wood, and coloured and gilded 'on-laid' leather, with silver carrying handles, pull-down fronts and fold out leather tray list, lined with pink silk, for twelve interior trays with leather fronts and gilt-copper drawer pulls; Draper arms applied to the pediments. One of a non matching pair


History note: Given by A. A. Vansittart, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1864. Previously owned by William Draper II, and were part of his estate when sold 3rd April 1760. The cabinet may have even been commissioned by him.

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Given by A. A. Vansittart, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 28.5 cm
Height: 46.5 cm
Width: 32.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1864) by VanSittart, Augustus Arthur


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1745

Components of the work

Cabinet composed of wood leather
Drawer-pull composed of gilt-copper
Lining composed of silk
Handles composed of silver

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.1903-R
Primary reference Number: 201239
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Created: Monday 16 March 2015 Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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