Sand-glass; mounted to revolve; silver parcel-gilt stand; band of scrollwork round neck; circular plate with relief scrolls at each end; plates joined by three twisted columns with two terminal winged figures on each; moulded base with band of scrollwork.
This object was collected and bequeathed to the British Museum by Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild.
How big is it?
0.5 cm wide, 9.9 cm high, 0.4 cm deep, and it weighs 139g
Detailed Curatorial Notes
Provenance: None is recorded.
- Charles Hercules Read, 'The Waddesdon Bequest: Catalogue of the Works of Art bequeathed to the British Museum by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild, M.P., 1898', London, 1902, no. 223 pl. XXX
- O.M. Dalton, 'The Waddesdon Bequest', 2nd edn (rev), British Museum, London, 1927, no.223.
- Read 1902: Read, Charles Hercules, The Waddesdon Bequest. Catalogue of the Works of Art Bequeathed to the British Museum by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild, M.P., 1898, London, BMP, 1902
- Dalton 1927: Dalton, Ormonde Maddock, The Waddesdon Bequest : jewels, plate, and other works of art bequeathed by Baron Ferdinand Rothschild., London, BMP, 1927
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