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This bronze pounce box is made by an unknown artist in Italy in the middle of the 16th century. It is decorated with an eagle, a gryphon and two trees.
Decorated with an eagle, a gryphon and two trees.
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Materials and Techniques
Height: 5.4 cm, Diameter: 7.62 cm base
Object history note
Bought for £1 4s. in 1863.
Pounce box, bronze, from an inkstand, Italy, middle of 16th century
Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)
Inventory of Art Objects Acquired in the Year 1863. In: Inventory of the Objects in the Art Division of the Museum at South Kensington, Arranged According to the Dates of their Acquisition. Vol I. London: Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1868, p. 51
Gryphon; Trees; Eagle