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Peacock brooch: M.35 & A-1984

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Child & Child (Maker)


Gold, enamelled in blue, turquoise, yellow and green, with three pearl drops. In the shape of a peacock standing on three loops, from each of which is suspended a pearl drop. Pin-fastening across the back. In original dark turquoise leather case (A), lined with cream velvet and silk, the lid printed in gold 'CHILD & CHILD JEWELLERS/GOLD AND SILVERSMITHS/35 ALFRED PLACE WEST/QUEEN'S/GATE'.


History note: Unknown before donor

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Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

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  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1891 CE - 1899 CE

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel ( blue, turquoise, yellow and green) Case Lining composed of silk ( cream) velvet ( cream) Case composed of leather ( dark turquoise) Decoration composed of pearl ( three)

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Accession number: M.35 & A-1984
Primary reference Number: 119108
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 August 2021 Last processed: Thursday 19 August 2021

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

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