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Pedestal and urn: M.28-1979

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




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

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam with contribution from the Victoria & Albert grant-in-aid fund and from The Pilgrim Trust.

Measurements and weight

Height: 1.85 m

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1770 - Circa 1780

School or Style


Components of the work

Inlay composed of boxwood
Base Depth 53.2 cm Width 53.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.28-1979
Primary reference Number: 95965
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 5 January 2023 Last processed: Thursday 5 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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