Freedom Box by John Rollo

Oblong box with a narrow foliate border, raised oval boss engraved with arms, motto and supporters of City of Edinburgh.

Details

Medium:
Silver; vellum
Dimensions:
25 x 15 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £800)
Acquired in:
1958
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Contains charter on vellum dated 8 June 1736 with City Seal, granting freedom of City of Edinburgh to the Hon. Sir John Barnard, MP.

Provenance

Barnard Family

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

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