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Casket, from a toilette service


William Fowle



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G350
Casket, from a toilette service, William Fowle
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Vermeil (gilt silver)
Size: 3 3/4 x 10 7/8 x 8 11/16 in. (9.53 x 27.62 x 22.07 cm) (closed)
Creation Place: England
Culture: England
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Marks on cover and bottom, stamped: [F], [(rampant lion)], [(king's head)], [WE/(flower)]
Physical Description: scroll feet; hinged cover; sides decorated with relief design of putti, urns, flowers and scrolling foliage; cover with scene of collapsing man being supported by two other men; four women and a putti accompany men; low relief building in background
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Ruth and Bruce Dayton, the Walter C. and Mary C. Briggs Endowment, the Putnam Dana McMillan Fund, gift of funds from the Decorative Arts Council with proceeds from the 2003 Antiques Show and Sale, and the Driscoll Art Accessions Endowme
Accession Number: 2003.191.4
Artist: William Fowle, English, 1658-1684
Role: Artist
Life Dates: English, 1658-1684
Added to Site: March 1, 2009