Necessaire

On display

Details

  • Title

    Necessaire

  • Associated place

    London (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1760
  • Material and technique

    gold, agate, steel, ivory, glass, mirror, velvet; chasing

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    4.8 cm (length)
    3.8 cm (width)
    5.7 cm (depth)
  • No. of items

    12

  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs J.M. Hanbury, through the Art Fund, in memory of John Mackenzie Hanbury (d.1939), 1957.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 52 | 18th-century Art
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1957.111.42

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Further reading

Newby, Martine S., Glass of Four Millennia, Ashmolean Handbooks (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2000), no. 47 on p. 64, p. 6, illus. p. 65 fig. 47

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