Object Title

Cartridge box - Brunswick type

Cartridge box - Brunswick type

Date

about 1600

Object Number

XIII.37

Provenance

Purchased at auction 1855 from the Bernal collection.

Physical Description

With two mounted warriors and the lid with a lions mask. Similar masks decorate the widely splayed base. The wooden interior is drilled with five compartments. Also known as a patron

Techniques

Embossed

Materials

Dimensions

OverallDiameter (Cartridge piercings)0.55 in.
OverallDiameter (Cartridge piercings)140 mm
OverallLength5 in.
OverallLength127 mm
OverallWeight0.3 kg
OverallWeight11 oz.

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number N/A

Calibre

N/A

Inscriptions and Marks

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Associations

Notes

The Brunswick patrons also appear at the Wallace Collection (A1313), Waddesdon Manor (147); and in the art collections of the Metropolitan Museum New York (14.25.1501), the V&A (564-1872).