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Brooch: M.50-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, cast and chased in the shape of a winged monster with a ruby/garnet eye, carrying a diamond in its mouth.


History note: Nonesuch Antiques, Bond Street Antique Centre, 124-125 New Bond Street, London, W1

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.2 cm
Width: 3.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982-11-29) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


19th Century, Late#
Circa 1880 - Circa 1900

School or Style

Renaissance Revival

Components of the work

Eye composed of ruby ( possibly) garnet ( possibly)
Mouth composed of diamond

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting : Gold, cast and chased, and set with a ruby or garnet and a diamond

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.50-1982
Primary reference Number: 119003
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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