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Brooch: M.55-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Wedgwood

Entities

Categories

Description

Black basaltes set in silver. Oval portrait medallion of the Emperor Tiberius in profile to right, the back impressed with 'TIBERIUS', set in an oval silver mount with a border of circles of silver wire between plaited and twisted wire.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J.Hull Grundy

Place(s) associated

  • Etruria ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Dating

Circa 1780 - 1800 Circa 1860 -

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Medallion composed of basalt ( black)
Mount composed of silver
Brooch Height 5.9 cm Width 5.3 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: WEDGWOOD
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: TIBERIUS
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Impressed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.55-1983
Primary reference Number: 11280
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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