Sword & two freedom boxes by Various artists

Gold hilted sword, presented with Freedom of the City, to Lt.


Details

Medium:
Gold, oak
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £17,750)
Acquired in:
1970
Vendor:
Spink & Son

Gen. Sir William Beresford by the City of London, 1805. Freedom-box, presented to General Beresford in 1811. The Keppel Freedom Box: Gold-mounted oak casket, designed by W.Charron and made by A.Fogelberg, 1779.

Provenance

The Viscount Bury.

Venue details

Museum of London 150 London Wall, LONDON London EC2Y 5HN 020 7001 9844 www.museumoflondon.org.uk

Entry details

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