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Sceptre: MAR.O.299-1912

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Gilt bronze sceptre, formed like a branch with inlaid pieces representing fruit and leaves. Made from amber, turquoise enamel, and lacquer.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Measurements and weight

Length: 31.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Components of the work

Inlay composed of lacquer enamel amber (fossil resin)

Materials used in production

Gilt bronze

Techniques used in production

Inlay (process)

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.O.299-1912
Primary reference Number: 201969
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Audit data

Created: Monday 29 June 2015 Updated: Wednesday 13 January 2016 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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