Casket, freedom scroll and portrait cameo by Hunt & Roskell

Casket with chased openwork panel over lapis lazuli.


Silver, lapis lazuli
27 x 17 x 22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
Julian Holt

The coats of arms of Robert Durning Holt and of the City of Liverpool, are inset on the back and front of the high lid beneath seated figures with emblems of science, navigation and jurisprudence. An illuminated scroll inscribed James Orr Marples, Illuminator. Exchange, consists of an address. Also a Roman shell cameo circa 1840 of George Holt.


Presented to Robert Durning Holt, 1904.

Venue details

Walker Art Gallery William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EL 0151 478 4199

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