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Brooch: M.148-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Miniaturist: Dael, Jan Frans van

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Description

A terracotta bowl of pink and white roses, auricula, narcissi, hyacinth etc. on a grained marble slab. Gouache, signed with initials. Rectangular gold frame ornamented with shells and scrolls, with mother-of-pearl back, a gold hook at the top, and a gold pin fastening across the back.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Given by Major, the Hon. H.R. Broughton

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.5 cm
Height: 5.4 cm
Width: 7.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973-12) by Broughton, Henry Rogers, Major the Hon.

Dating

18th Century, Late-19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1784 - Before 1840

Components of the work

Back composed of mother-of-pearl
Frame composed of gold Width 7 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: V.D.
  • Location: On front of marble slab
  • Method of creation: Painted in black
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.148-1973
Primary reference Number: 156467
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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