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Pedestal and urn: M/F.2-1939

Object information


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Mahogany pedestal and urn with boxwood inlay, carved ornament and brass mounts in the neoclassical style, with four low feet.

Legal notes

Given by C. D. Rotch

Measurements and weight

Depth: 53.5 cm
Width: 54.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1939-11) by Rotch, Claude Dickason


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1775 - Circa 1780

School or Style


Components of the work

Inlay composed of boxwood Mounts composed of brass (alloy) Pedestal Height 81 cm
Urn Height 94 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Veneering : Mahogany with boxwood inlay, carved ornament, and brass mounts

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M/F.2-1939
Primary reference Number: 95857
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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