- Museum number
Oblong tortoise-shell box with gold mounts and set with a cornelian cameo in a gold rim depicting a scene of combat between helmeted warriors.
- Production date
Height: 2.20 centimetres (box)
Width: 8.40 centimetres (box)
- Curator's comments
- Text from catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift (Gere et al 1984) no 873:
The shape of the box is typically Italian of the first quarter of the nineteenth century. (Charlotte Gere)
- On display (G47/dc4)
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Landsberg & Son, 94 Hatton Garden, London EC1. Original invoice for £300 to Anne Hull Grundy dated 18.8.1972, described as 'Antique cornelian and gold-mounted tortoiseshell box'.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: HG.783 (masterlist number)