Purse frame by Unknown Artist

Central bar from which 2 loops hang, the inner of which is pierced with holes for the attachment of fabric.

Details

Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
20.5 x 11 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,300 ( Total: £15,300; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
Sam Fogg

The central bar has pierced decorative panels and has three towers attached.

Provenance

Found in the River Thames, near Cannon Street railway bridge, Morgan Collection; then to vendor.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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