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Cases (containers): PW.75-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold and enamelled outer case

CASE: Gold chased and enamelled outer case. Body chased edge, ring of translucent blue enamel in figure of eight rope design, with white enamel star inside each opening in rope. With gold chased, plain green translucent enamel ring over chased background, white enamel ring, and translucent blue enamel centre over chased background. White and gold oval around brown enamelled centre, having white monogram 'AM' intertwined. Screw fixing case catch through enamel. Inside of body enamelled in white. Bezel chased and enamelled to match outer ring of body.

Notes

History note: Unknown before S.G. Perceval (1838-1922)

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest, 1922

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 47.5 mm
Thickness: 18 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George

Dating

18th-19th century
Production date: circa AD 1800

Materials used in production

Enamel
Gold

Techniques used in production

Enamelling
Chasing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: intertwine

  • Text: 'AM'
  • Type: Monogram

Identification numbers

Accession number: PW.75-1923
Primary reference Number: 207509
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 6 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 28 March 2018 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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