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  • Place of origin:

    Holland (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lapis lazuli with silver mounts

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by the Duke of Wellington

  • Museum number:

    M.5-1974

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Lapis lazuli box with silver mounts, decorated with Diana and Callisto on the lid. The underside is decorated with the arms of William IV or V, the last Stadtholder of Orange, probably Dutch, late 18th century.

Place of Origin

Holland (probably, made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lapis lazuli with silver mounts

Dimensions

Height: 2.7 cm, Width: 7 cm, Depth: 5.5 cm

Descriptive line

Lapis lazuli box with silver mounts, decorated with Diana and Callisto on the lid. The underside is decorated with the arms of William IV or V, the last Stadtholder of Orange, probably Dutch, late 18th century

Materials

Lapis lazuli; Silver

Subjects depicted

Escutcheons (coats of arms)

Categories

Containers; Metalwork; Jewellery; Myths & Legends

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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