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Brooch: M.53-1982

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Pierre, Georges

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Description

Horn, carved and stained pink and green. A flower on a stem with three leaves. Signed 'GIP; on the back of the flower. The smaller front portion of the flower is attached to the larger back portion by two metal dowels inserted from the back. Gilt-metal pin fastener on the back comprising steel brooch-pin with copper alloy hinge and catch.

Notes

History note: Ursula, 135 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW3

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.5 cm
Width: 3.9 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 20th century
Circa 1900 - 1910

School or Style

Art Nouveau

Materials used in production

Horn

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GIP
  • Location: On back of flower
  • Type: Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.53-1982
Primary reference Number: 119004
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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