Casket with handleOn display
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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.
Casket with handle
Material and technique
Dimensions9.4 cm (height)
No. of items
Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.
Museum locationSecond floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
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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)