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Waist clasp: M.58 & A-1982

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Designer: Knox, Archibald

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Description

Cast silver openwork. Rectangular with a sinuous design of two tulips and foliage. On the back, a flattened hook and a bar to hold one end of the belt. Separate rectangular loop (A) for the other end of the belt.

Notes

History note: Purchased by Mrs Hull Grundy from Celina Larner

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.1 cm
Width: 7.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Dating

Circa 1899 - 1900

Materials used in production

Silver

Techniques used in production

Casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ly & C
  • Location: On left side
  • Type: Mark
  • Location: On left side
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: Leopard's head

  • Location: On left side
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: d
  • Location: On left side
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.58 & A-1982
Primary reference Number: 119110
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 29 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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