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Butterfly brooch: M.66-1983

Object information

Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Maker)

Description

Tortoiseshell, piqué in gold and silver. In the shape of a butterfly with a pin fastening across the back.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Place(s) associated

  • Sheffield ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1860 CE - 1870 CE

Components of the work

Part composed of tortoise shell gold silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JS
  • Location: On back
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.66-1983
Primary reference Number: 119106
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Butterfly brooch" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/119106 Accessed: 2022-05-23 11:37:56

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