Reference numberMOB/107
TitleMace stand
DescriptionBlack stand intended to hold the Royal Society's mace, with supports in the shape resting lions for its head and the base of its stem, the backs of which are carved out and lined with green velvet
Extent1 artefact
Dimensions145 mm (h) x 924 mm (l) x 370 mm (d)
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceGifted to the Society by Nevil Maskelyne (1732-1811) FRS in 1898 [CMP/7/84, pp. 440]
Related materialMOB/001
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