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casket

1400/1400

British Museum

British Museum

Oblong casket; plain slabs of ivory with added mouldings; thirteen bands of silver gilt around sides, each terminating in fleur-de-lis and bearing inscription in black letters or line of flowers engraved and enamelled; lid with four similar bands and leaf at each corner; brass wire handle; projecting silver-gilt lock engraved with flowers; key separate (inside).

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Details

  • Title: casket
  • Date Created: 1400/1400
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 15.50cm (max); Width: 12.00cm (max); Height: 11.10cm; Height: 14.40cm (total handle up); Length: 15.00cm (base); Width: 11.00cm (base); Weight: 795.00g
  • External Link: Explore this item on the British Museum's website
  • Registration number: WB.217
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