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Coffin grip plate

Coffin grip plate

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1800-1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brass, cast

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of |Julian Litten

  • Museum number:

    M.232-1984

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Coffin grip plate, brass, the plate is cast in the form of a flamboyant trophy of crossed flaming torches over an urn with acanthus leaves over a globe. A handle adorned with fliate decoration is attached to the plate by two cylindrical bolts.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1800-1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brass, cast

Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm, Width: 22 cm

Descriptive line

Coffin grip plate, brass, England, 1800-1825.

Materials

Brass

Techniques

Casting

Subjects depicted

Urn; Leaves; Trophy; Globe; Acanthus leaves

Categories

Death; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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