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Inkwell: GR.29.1904

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 24


Maker: Unknown




Bronze ink-well. Decorated with champleve enamel. Shaped like an egg cup with a small baluster stopped


History note: Forman Coll., Callaly Castle ( 1899: sale of Forman Coll (

Legal notes

McClean Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.042 m
Height: 0.048 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904)


Middle Roman
101 AD - 300 AD



Components of the work

Body composed of enamel

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.29.1904
Primary reference Number: 67838
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 12 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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