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Brooch: AAL.2 & A-2004

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Current Location: In storage


Goldsmith: Krall, Carl Christof




Morse, silver, silver gilt and reddish brown translucent enamel set with amethysts and garnets. Maker’s mark of Carl Christof Krall. In red leather covered box lined with red velvet and white silk painted in gold ‘BARKENTIN & KRALL/ Goldsmiths/ 291/ REGENT ST. W.’ (A).

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Lent to the museum by The Keatley Trust

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2004) by The Keatley Trust


19th Century
Production date: AD 1898

Components of the work

Lining composed of velvet ( red) silk ( white)
Covering composed of leather ( red)

Materials used in production

reddish brown translucent Enamel
Silver gilt

Techniques used in production

Lining (material)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carl Christof Krall
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: Painted in gold on white silk

  • Text: ‘BARKENTIN & KRALL/ Goldsmiths/ 291/ REGENT ST. W.’
  • Location: Box lining
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Maker's name

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Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.2 & A-2004
Primary reference Number: 140070
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 October 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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