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Brooch: M.44-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown (Probably)

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Description

Silver with closed back, set with cut pink pastes and a claw-set, cut yellow paste and decorated with dark green enamel. In the shape of a sixteen petalled flower with pink petals, and a yellow centre surrounded by eighteen small green petals. Each pink petal comprises three shaped and cut pastes. Across the back there is a pin fastening

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( dark green)
Stones composed of paste (glass) ( pink and yellow)
Back composed of silver
Pink Pastes
Yellow Paste

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.44-1983
Primary reference Number: 119105
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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