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Coral brooch carved with the Archangel Michael

Image attached to M.73 & A-1930

An image of Brooch/The Archangel Michael. Unknown Maker. Coral, height 13.5 cm, circa 1600-1800. Italian. Production Notes: carved in relief the form of a winged figure of the Archangel Michael, armed with plumed helmet and breastplate, and billowing cloak. He holds the orb and cross in his left hand, and brandishes his sword in his right as he prepares to decapitate the Devil, who lies cuved round his feet with goat's legs and horned head, crowned with a snake. On the the back in two places is the setting for a pin or attachment to something else.

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Brooch/The Archangel Michael. Unknown Maker. Coral, height 13.5 cm, circa 1600-1800. Italian. Production Notes: carved in relief the form of a winged figure of the Archangel Michael, armed with plumed helmet and breastplate, and billowing cloak. He holds the orb and cross in his left hand, and brandishes his sword in his right as he prepares to decapitate the Devil, who lies cuved round his feet with goat's legs and horned head, crowned with a snake. On the the back in two places is the setting for a pin or attachment to something else.

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  • Accession Number: M.73 & A-1930
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 60
  • Camera: NIKON D800
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 672 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 419.16kB
  • Exposure time: 1/20
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2013:07:25 12:41:27

Key words

17th Century 18th Century Archangel armour breastplate brooch carved coral cuirass Devil devils divine Fitz_AA Italian jewellery jewelry Lucifer male pink relief religion religious Saint Michael saints Satan serpent snake St Michael swords The Devil winged wings

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