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Dish: M.53-1937

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Description

Brass repoussé dish, large and shallow with gadrooned sides and wide, flat rim, decorated around the outer edge with a repeated punched design. The centre with a scene of 'The Fall', Adam and Eve standing on either side of a stylised tree, around the trunk of which is curled the serpent, the scene surrounded by a band of (worn) lettering.

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.5 in
Diameter: 16.5 in

Place(s) associated

  • Nuremburg ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

Dating

Late 15th century
1450 - 1500

Components of the work

Rim

Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

Techniques used in production

Embossed

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.53-1937
Primary reference Number: 201720
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 3 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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