Patch-box, almost square on four rounded feet; silver-gilt set with emeralds and other precious stones. The hinged lid and sides are chased with interlace and stapwork incorporating gem settings. Within the lid is a mirror.


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  • Associated place

    Germany (possible) (possible place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1600 - 1700
  • Material and technique

    silver-gilt, emeralds, precious stones, mirror

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    max 4.7 cm (width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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