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Bracelet: M.15 & A-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Boucheron & Legrand (Uncertain)




Gold openwork, cast and chased with peasants carousing, a cat, a dog and an owl, amid scrolling foliage and flowers; concealed hinge and clasp on opposing sides. In black leather case (A), not original.


History note: Phillips, London, 25 January 1983; Important Jewels, p. 40, lot 263; hammer price £4,200; Malcolm Carr Antiques Ltd., 94 Gloucester Terrace, London, W 2

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.6 cm
Height: 3.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-01-31) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


Late 19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1880

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Case composed of leather ( black)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting : Gold openwork, cast and chased

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: B & L in a lozenge

  • Text: B & L
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: rhinoceros's head three times

  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.15 & A-1983
Primary reference Number: 119005
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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