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Tortoise shell comb with garnet berries, by Child & Child

Image attached to M.77-1984

An image of Jewellery. Hair ornament. Child & Child, probably, London. Rectangular tortoise shell comb, to which is attached by means of a gold mount and hinge, a spray of silver leaves, enamelled green, and open-set garnet berries. Tortoise shell, gold, silver set with garnets and engraved and enamelled in translucent green. Height, whole, 10.5 cm, width, whole, 9.6 cm, circa 1880-1916, probably after 1891. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy.

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Jewellery. Hair ornament. Child & Child, probably, London. Rectangular tortoise shell comb, to which is attached by means of a gold mount and hinge, a spray of silver leaves, enamelled green, and open-set garnet berries. Tortoise shell, gold, silver set with garnets and engraved and enamelled in translucent green. Height, whole, 10.5 cm, width, whole, 9.6 cm, circa 1880-1916, probably after 1891. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy.

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  • Accession Number: M.77-1984
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 909 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 98.59kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1

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19th Century 20th Century _WF_Grundy berries berry British comb enamel enamelled Fitz_AA fruits garnet garnets gem gems gemstones gold green hair hair comb hair ornament hinged jewellery leaf leaves precious stones Silver tortoise-shell tortoiseshell turtle shell turtleshell Victorian

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