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Nottingham Castle Christmas Countdown Clock: Day 16

Welcome to the Nottingham Castle Christmas Countdown, where each night, we’ll be sharing an item from the world-class collections in the Castle’s Galleries in the lead up to Christmas.

an ivory decorative case for storing dance cards
Etui, 1790-1800 NCM 1892-153

 

Welcome to day 16 of the Nottingham Castle Christmas Countdown Clock. Tonight, we’re sharing this tablet case that was used for storing dance cards. The case is ivory and gold with jasperware oval cameos by Josiah Wedgwood (and Sons) Ltd.

Did you know that Nottingham Castle has a large selection of Wedgwood pottery on display in its Art Gallery?

Tune in tomorrow for the next instalment in the Nottingham Castle Countdown Clock.

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