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Tripods (stands): M.55-1973

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 4


Production: Unknown




Tripod stand of rosewood, the curving supports carved with serpent's heads, partly gilded with ormolu mounts.


History note: Purchased from Blairman & Sons Ltd., London

Legal notes

Purchased with the Prestidge and University Funds with a contribution from Messrs. Blairman.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1973-06-12) by Blairman & Sons Ltd


19th Century, Early#
George I
Production date: circa AD 1815

School or Style


Components of the work

Mounts composed of ormolu
Stand composed of rosewood

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.55-1973
Primary reference Number: 95819
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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