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Coin Cabinet: CM.TR.1904-R

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Object information

Titles

Coin Cabinet

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

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

Notes

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

Legal notes

Given by A. A. Vansittart, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1864.

Measurements and weight

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

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Techniques used in production

Gilding Lining (material)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.TR.1904-R
Primary reference Number: 201240
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Audit data

Created: Monday 16 March 2015 Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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