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casket

1825/1875

British Museum

British Museum

Casket; silver-gilt plate; covered with scrollwork in silver filigree; oblong with projecting plinth; lid with Neptune and Amphitrite, bodies of baroque pearls on ground of scrolls set with diamonds; sides with rosettes. each set with emerald; caryatid figure at each corner; two twisted handles.

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  • Title: casket
  • Date Created: 1825/1875
  • Physical Dimensions: Height: 8.00cm (including feet); Length: 13.30cm (including feet); Width: 9.90cm (including feet); Length: 10.70cm (lid); Width: 7.50cm (lid); Length: 12.70cm (base); Width: 9.40cm (base); Weight: 448.00g
  • External Link: Explore this item on the British Museum's website
  • Registration number: WB.220
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