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Plaque from a hat badge: MAR.M.283-1912

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 32 (Rothschild)

Titles

Plaque from a hat badge

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Gold embossed and chased with a battle scene

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

C.B. Marlay Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 4.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

16th century
Circa 1500 - 1600

Note

Accessioned as the top of a box, but probably a plaque from a hat badge. Probably Italian but possibly Northern European.

School or Style

Renaissance

Materials used in production

Gold

Techniques used in production

Embossing
Chasing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MAR.M.283-1912
Primary reference Number: 119032
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 December 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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