Mokume Pill Box (M16)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Mokume Pill Box

Made in

Camberwell

Date

1979

Description

Pillbox made of numerous laminations of different metals, distorted to expose the various layers, with a gilded interior.

Materials and techniques

Lid made from 120 laminations of copper, silver, gilding metal (red brass) and nickel silver, with a blued steel base and gilded inside. Metal soldered together, twisted and distorted to expose the various layers, forged flat and then raised.

Dimensions

width:  4cm
length:  4cm

Object number

M16

Category

  • Mokume Pill Box, Alistair McCallum, 1979, Crafts Council Collection: M16.