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Work box

Work box

  • Place of origin:

    Birmingham (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1853-1864 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jennens & Bettridge (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Papier mâché

  • Museum number:

    54-1853

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Papier mâché work box, japanned with pearl inlay, with imitation 'Oriental' decoration.

Place of Origin

Birmingham (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1853-1864 (made)

Artist/maker

Jennens & Bettridge (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Papier mâché

Dimensions

Height: 3.75 in, Length: 11.25 in, Width: 8.25 in

Object history note

Purchased for £3.

Descriptive line

Papier mâché work box, japanned with pearl inlay, made by Jennens & Bettridge. English, ca. mid 19th century.

Materials

Papier mâché

Techniques

Japanning; Lacquering

Categories

Containers

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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