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Bracelet: M.3-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Cast iron enamelled black and polished steel. Composed of six foliated S-scrolls linked by rings, attached at one end to a box clasp bearing an oval cameo of Hercules and the Nemean Lion on a polished steel ground surrounded by iron shells, and at the other end to the tongue of the clasp.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.5 cm
Length: 17.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Berlin ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-01-30) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


19th Century, first half#
Circa 1800 CE - 1860 CE


Prof. J.A. Charles' testing of fragments of iron jewellery indicates that it was made by the blackheart malleable cast iron process (see Documentation)

Materials used in production

black Enamel
cast Iron
polished Steel

Techniques used in production

Blackheart malleable cast

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-1984
Primary reference Number: 119021
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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