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Ring: M.32-1983

Object information

Maker(s)

Blarenberghe, Louis Nicolas van (Painter)

Description

Gold, the oval bezel set with a glass enclosing a miniature view of a room in a hôtel or château

Notes

History note: Wartski, 14 Grafton Street, London, W.1

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.5 cm
Width: 2.1 cm

Relative size of this object

2.1 cm2.5 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-07-25) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
Louis XV
Production date: circa AD 1770

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Miniature composed of paint Bezel Height 1.6 cm Length 2.0 cm

Materials used in production

Gold

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ET
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.32-1983
Primary reference Number: 119006
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Ring" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/119006 Accessed: 2022-07-02 16:09:53

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