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The body and lid are made of joined curved panels of mother-of-pearl, silver-gilt mounts with a finial in the form of a monkey. The stem is formed as a twisted tree trunk, with a squirrel and a parrot.
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Date1610 - 1615
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Dimensions18.5 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
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Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)