Shell-shaped, the cover chased as an escallop with a dolphin on the hinge, on four shell supports.
James I spice box by Unknown Artist, 1610
© The Bowes Museum
- 14 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,025 ( Total: £4,100; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Executors 6th Earl of Rosebery
The underside is engraved with the initials & monogram of the 4th Earl of Rosebery.
Baron Meyer de Rothschild; by descent 6th Earl of Rosebery