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Casket: M.20-1935

Object information

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Gilt brass and copper. Rectangular, engraved on the top with a man and a woman. The top is copper. On the front a horseman pursuing a man on foot. On the back, a man and a woman are dancing. On the sides there is a man and a woman. The bottom is engraved with a man and a woman in a landscape. Complicated lock under lid. Swing handle, flat rounded feet.

Legal notes

Charles Holden-White Gift

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.8 cm
Length: 7.2 cm
Width: 4.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by Holden-White, Charles

Materials used in production

Gilt brass

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.20-1935
Primary reference Number: 201715
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 3 June 2015 Updated: Wednesday 3 June 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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