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Handwarmer

Handwarmer

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brass, pierced and engraved

  • Credit Line:

    Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.569-1926

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Round, opening at the middle with a hinge and catch; pierced and engraved with birds and beasts; inside is a small lamp set in gimbals.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brass, pierced and engraved

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.5 in

Descriptive line

Brass handwarmer engraved with birds and beasts and with a small lamp inside, Italian, 16th century

Materials

Brass

Techniques

Pierced; Engraved

Subjects depicted

Birds; Beast

Categories

Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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