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Brooch: M.10 & A-1988

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold set with chalcedony and nephrite, two diamonds and ruby/garnet; in the shape of a spray of three Christmas Roses and three leaves. Pin fastener at the back. In blue leather, square case (A) lined with white velvet and white silk satin,. Printed inside the lid in gold 'FIRMA Juwel/WIEN'.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Dr R.A. Silow in memory of his wife Bertha St Aubyn Silow

Measurements and weight

Length: 8.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Vienna ⪼ Austria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1988) by Silow, R. A., Dr


Third quarter of 20th Century
Circa 1964 CE - Circa 1968 CE

Components of the work

Case composed of leather ( blue)
Case Lining composed of silk ( perhaps, white) satin ( perhaps, white) velvet ( white)
Decoration composed of ruby ( perhaps) garnet ( perhaps) diamond nephrite chalcedony

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A.J
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: 750

  • Type: Hallmark

Inscription present: two indisinct marks, perhaps for mixed materials or local manufacture.

  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10 & A-1988
Primary reference Number: 165969
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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