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Casket

Casket

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    1550-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wallis, Thomas (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etched steel

  • Museum number:

    1122-1898

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

1550-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Wallis, Thomas (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Etched steel

Dimensions

Height: 106 mm, Length: 152 mm, Width: 101 mm

Descriptive line

Ironwork casket etched with figures of men and women in contemporary dress. Germany, 1550-1600.

Materials

Iron

Categories

Containers; Ironwork; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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