Casket

1550-1600 (made)
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Rectangular casket with four knob feet; the surface decorated with etched panels with decorative borders around figures of men and women in contemporary dress. A lock with two bolts works on the inside of the lid which is decorated with a patterned of foliage and set with a loop handle.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Etched steel
Brief Description
Ironwork casket etched with figures of men and women in contemporary dress. Germany, 1550-1600.
Physical Description
Rectangular casket with four knob feet; the surface decorated with etched panels with decorative borders around figures of men and women in contemporary dress. A lock with two bolts works on the inside of the lid which is decorated with a patterned of foliage and set with a loop handle.
Dimensions
  • Height: 106mm
  • Length: 152mm
  • Width: 101mm
Collection
Accession Number
1122-1898

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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