- A receptacle, holder, box, chest, bag, sheath, or covering fitted to contain or enclose something else; typically used for transporting or protecting the enclosed item or items.
- Sculptural works or reproductions made by casting. In industrial and building trade contexts, prefer "castings."
- Ornamental fillets, wreaths, or similar encircling ornaments for the head worn to signify rank, for personal adornment, or as a mark of honor or achievement; also, coronal wreaths of leaves or flowers.
- Open bowl-shaped vessels, used chiefly for drinking, often having one handle, but sometimes two handles or none, generally on a low foot-ring; also includes similar bowl-shaped vessels, generally without handles, resting on a stem and supported by a spreading foot. Occasionally made with a lid.
- Refers to the culture of the modern country of England, or in general to cultures that have occupied the southern part of the island of Great Britain, usually excluding Wales. It may refer to the the culture of the Angles, one of the Teutonic peoples who settled in Britain in fifth century CE. The term is occasionally used to refer to the culture of the entire nation of the United Kingdom, although technically England is an administrative subdivision of the United Kingdom.
- People who are in love or who have sexual intercourse.
- Objects with a highly polished surface, designed to reflect images clearly. The surface is typically smooth, flat, or sometimes slightly curved, made of polished metal in ancient and medieval times, but later usually of glass with a reflective coating on one side.
- Refers to a soft, plastic material that can be spread or daubed on a wall, ceiling, or other surface, where it afterwards hardens. In the context of art and architecture, it generally refers specifically to a mixture of water, lime, and sand, often combined with other materials, such as animal hair, to give the resulting material strength, texture, and if the surface is to be painted, porosity.
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The following Bibliography exist for this object:
J. O. Westwood,
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Fictile Ivories in the South Kensington Museum
G. E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoods.
London, England, 1876
Page Number: 306, no. 864
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