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Brooch: M.34-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, turquoises and orange-red glass/translucent enamel. In the shape of a dove carrying a forget-me-not spray in its beak; curved pin fastening across the wingspan at the back. The forget-me-not, the edges of the wings and tail are set with turquoises (20 in all) and the eyes with blobs of orange-red glass/translucent enamel.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Length: 3.9 cm
Width: 3.0 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1830 - 1850

Components of the work

Decoration composed of turquoise ( 20) glass ( orange-red) enamel ( translucent)
Part composed of gold

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.34-1983
Primary reference Number: 119103
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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