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Case for M.1-1998: M.1A-1998

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Current Location: In storage


Case for M.1-1998


Maker: Unknown (Probably)




Wood, the interior edges lined with paper with a black, yellow and pink lozenge pattern, the rest of the interior lined with coarsely-woven olive-green woollen fabric; the exterior, apart from the base, covered with brown leather stamped with a wavy-lined trellis pattern. Cylindrical with a curved projection on one side to accommodate the handle of the jug. There are two hinges at the top and bottom of the straight side, and brass (?) rings and hooks situated near the top and about a third of the way up the other side.


History note: Professor William Atnhony Camps (1910-97); unknown before testator

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Professor W. A. Camps

Measurements and weight

Height: 38.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1998) by Camps, W.A., Professor


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1786 CE - 1787 CE

Components of the work

Covering composed of leather ( brown)
Lining composed of woollen fabric ( olive-green)
At Widest Diameter 19.8 cm

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular sticky label

  • Text: 4/367-3
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue-black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1A-1998
Primary reference Number: 77234
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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