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Hair ornament: M.28-1983

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Wilson, Henry (Doubtfully attributed to)




Silver and gold, inset with turquoise, pink, pale and dark green plique-à-jour roundels of tulips. and an oval opal, mounted on a tortoiseshell two-pronged hair pin.


History note: John Jesse & Irina Laski, London W8. Acquired by them at Philips, 7th July 1983

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1900 - 1905


Doubtfully attributed to Henry Wilson

Components of the work

Decoration composed of plique-à-jour enamels ( turquoise, pink, pale and dark green) opal
Part composed of tortoise shell gold silver

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Accession number: M.28-1983
Primary reference Number: 119200
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 19 August 2021 Last processed: Friday 29 September 2023

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

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