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Silver gull brooch, Maison Mellerio, Paris

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An image of Jewellery. Gull Brooch. Maison Mellerio, Paris, Colmar. Remnants of black enamel on the head and wings, and red enamel on the legs and feet, and inside the beak. Detachable gold pin fastening, inscribed 'MELLERIO.R.PAIX.9.'. Silver, cast and chased, the eye set with a diamond chip, and originally enamelled in black on the head, and red on the legs, feet, and inside of beak. Width, whole, 7.6 cm, circa 1880-1900. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy.

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Jewellery. Gull Brooch. Maison Mellerio, Paris, Colmar. Remnants of black enamel on the head and wings, and red enamel on the legs and feet, and inside the beak. Detachable gold pin fastening, inscribed 'MELLERIO.R.PAIX.9.'. Silver, cast and chased, the eye set with a diamond chip, and originally enamelled in black on the head, and red on the legs, feet, and inside of beak. Width, whole, 7.6 cm, circa 1880-1900. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy.

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  • Accession Number: M.81-1983
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/1.0
  • Camera: NIKON D200
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 519 pixels
  • Image width: 1023 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows
  • Filesize: 48.97kB
  • Exposure time: 10/1250
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 0/10
  • Captured: 2007:04:30 11:41:14

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19th Century 20th Century _WF_AdOK _WF_Grundy _WF_KWD _WF_OPAC birds brooch cast chased diamond enamel enamelled Fitz_AA French gem gemstones gulls jewellery jewelry Maison Mellerio Mellerio precious stones seagulls silver winged wings

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