Cosmetic Case

2nd century BC-1st century BC (made)
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Not currently on display at the V&A

Place Of Origin

Gold cosmetic case with lid, decorated with corded bands.

object details
Object Type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Cosmetic Case
  • Lid
Brief Description
Cosmetic case, gold, decorated with corded bands, possibly Greece (Greco-Roman), 2nd-1st century BC
Physical Description
Gold cosmetic case with lid, decorated with corded bands.
  • Height: 4.1cm
  • Depth: 2cm
Object history
Webb Collection.
Accession Number

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record createdMay 3, 2005
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