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Casket

Casket

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1560 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wrought steel

  • Museum number:

    1287-1855

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Wrought steel casket with lozenge shaped panels enclosing etched leaves, an heraldic shield of arms on the key escutcheon.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1560 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Wrought steel

Descriptive line

Casket of wrought steel, lozenge shaped panels with etched leaves, shield of arms on escutcheon, made in Germany, dated 1560

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

The Art Journal. 1869. p.221

Labels and date

CASKET
Wrought steel, Germany; dated 1560

Wrought with lozenge shaped panels enclosing etched leaves and an heraldic shield of arms on the key escutcheon.

Museum No. 1287-1855 [07/1994]

Materials

Steel

Techniques

Etching (corroding)

Subjects depicted

Leaves; Lozenges; Shield of arms

Categories

Metalwork; Household objects; Ironwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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