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Brooch: M.78-1983

Object information


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Engraved or etched glass set in silver. Circular with a pin fastening across the back. Venus or a nymph, seated on a tree trunk, blowing heart-shaped bubbles, assisted by Cupid, who holds a bowl of soap;. Beside Venus there is a bird, and below the group, a butterfly.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-11-28) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


Early 20th century
Circa 1900 - Circa 1915

Components of the work

Setting composed of silver Centre composed of glass Glass

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.78-1983
Primary reference Number: 119009
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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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