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Casket in the form of a fish

Bengal [India](nationality)1897

Royal Collection Trust, UK

Royal Collection Trust, UK

A silver address casket in the form of a fish; an articulated body of over-lapping scales, alternately parcel gilt, its tail with punched decoration, the detachable chased head secured by a hook; glass eyes over red foil.

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  • Title: Casket in the form of a fish
  • Creator: Bengal [India](nationality)
  • Date Created: 1897
  • Location Created: Bengal, India
  • Provenance: Presented to Queen Victoria by the inhabitants of Monghyr district, Bengal, as a Diamond Jubilee gift, 1897
  • Media and technique: Silver, glass, foil, gilt
  • Dimensions: 16.6 x 65.0 x 7.9 cm(whole object)
  • Type: Presentation casket
  • Rights: Supplied by Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017
  • External Link: http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/collection/42221

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