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Plate chest

Plate chest

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, made)
    Portugal (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wood and metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by His Grace, the 7th Duke of Wellington

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plate chest made of wood with metal fittings. Marked with the number '21'. Originally housed silver from the Portuguese service.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, made)
Portugal (possibly, made)


19th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

wood and metal

Descriptive line

19th century plate chest, wood with metal fittings, English or Portuguese.

Production Note

19th century, but possibly 1816 when Portuguese silver service was delivered to the Duke of Wellington.


Metalwork Collection

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