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Case

Medieval

English Heritage

English Heritage

A 14th century, punched point mirror case. Its namesake is after its external decoration. It is cast copper alloy. Originally the case would have consisted of two halves, exactly the same, with a pin through one end and opening like a clamshell. The mirror would have been silvered glass.

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  • Title: Case
  • Date Created: Medieval
  • Location: Portchester Castle
  • Type: Case
  • Original Source: PORTCHESTER CASTLE
  • Rights: English Heritage
  • Medium: Copper alloy

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