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Case

Case

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather, wood and silk

  • Museum number:

    A.118:2-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Sculpture, Room 111, The Gilbert Bayes Gallery, case 2, shelf 3

Physical description

Case for a pair of cameo portraits. A little domed presentation case with two hook clasps made to carry the pair of portraits. It has a label on its base witht the handwritten words: GIOVANNI DIES and a third illegible word.

Date

early 19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

Leather, wood and silk

Dimensions

Length: 10.4 cm, Width: 6.7 cm, Depth: 2.1 cm

Object history note

Given by Professor J. Hull Grundy and Mrs. Ann Hull Grundy, in 1978.

Descriptive line

Case, leather, wood and silk, for a pair of portrait cameos, Italy (Rome), first half of 19th century

Categories

Containers

Collection

Sculpture Collection

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