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Box containing twelve roundels or trenchers: M.5.1-13 & A-1920

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Current Location: In storage


Box containing twelve roundels or trenchers


Maker: Unknown
Printmaker: Passe, Crispijn I de




Circular box and cover of turned wood, containing twelve roundels. Each decorated with an applied hand-coloured engraving of a Sibyl, surrounded by a hand-written English inscription


History note: Robert Drane, FLS (1891-1914), Cardiff

Legal notes

Given by Mrs T. T. Greg

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920) by Greg, T. T., Mrs


17th Century, Early#
Circa 1601 - Circa 1625

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of paper paint
Inscription composed of black ink
Box And Cover composed of wood
Trenchers composed of wood
Roundels Diameter 13.7 cm
Box Diameter 17.1 cm Height 6.7 cm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5.1-13 & A-1920
Primary reference Number: 98237
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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

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