Casket with handle

On display

Casket, silver, the lid arched, the handle, key and lockplate ellaborately formed and gilt. The casket is set on four ball feet. The body and lid engraved with Old Testament scenes.

Details

  • Title

    Casket with handle

  • Associated place

    Hoorn (place of creation)
  • Date

    1664
  • Material and technique

    parcel-gilt silver

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    9.4 cm (height)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2013.1.227

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Further reading

Molen, Johan R. ter, Fries Goud en Zilver, vol 1 (Gorredijk, 2014), p. 202

Wilson, Timothy, Winterbottom, Matthew, Treasures of the Goldsmith's Art: The Michael Wellby Bequest to the Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum University of Oxford, 2015)

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