William III Silver Toilet Casket by John Humphrys

The plain surface of the lid of this casket is engraved with contemporary armorials of Thompson impaling Wilmot below a scrolling foliate mantling.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
12 x 22 x 29 cm
Art Fund grant:
£200 ( Total: £850)
Acquired in:
1958
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The casket was used for jewellery.

Provenance

Lord Swaythling Collection.

Venue details

Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast County Antrim BT9 5AB 028 9044 0000 www.nmni.com

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibition with National Art Pass

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Closed Mon (except on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays)

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