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Casket: M.22-1935

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Rectangular iron box, covered with what may have been red silk, and with applied pierced gilt brass plates. On the lid are two vase shaped motives. The bottom is engraved with foliage. The casket has "bun" feet, a swing handle, and a complicated lock under the lid.

Legal notes

Charles Holden-White Gift

Measurements and weight

Height: 4 cm
Length: 7.7 cm
Width: 5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Lining composed of silk ( possibly)
Box composed of iron

Materials used in production

Gilt brass

Techniques used in production

Pierced work

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.22-1935
Primary reference Number: 201717
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 3 June 2015 Updated: Wednesday 21 February 2024 Last processed: Wednesday 21 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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