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Chatelaine: RTR.M.22

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Steel with applied gilt metal decoration; suspended from the triangular upper section are linked plaques terminating in a small clamp, a ring and a shoe-shaped box

Steel with applied gilt metal decoration in three colours of gold. Shaped triangular upper section with spatulate hook at the back. Suspended are five rows of three linked plaques. The first row terminates in a small clamp; the three central rows support a large plaque with suspension loop; the fifth row terminates in a small shoe-shaped box. The two large plaques are decorated with scrolls and flowers round a circle containing a vignette of a man in a garden; the smaller plaques are similarly decorated with a circle of flowers or a sprig of flowers.

Measurements and weight

Length: 16.3 cm


Production date: circa AD 1780

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: RTR.M.22
Primary reference Number: 156407
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 October 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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