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Brooch: M.24-1984

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Lamant




Gold, set with an oval comesso cameo of Christ crowned with thorns, his head in profile to the right, his left hand, grasping a rod, resting on his chest. Rectangular with crenellated edge and an applied anthemion flanked by scrolls in each corner. Pin-fastening across the back and a loop for suspension at the top.


History note: Malcolm Carr Antiques Ltd, 94 Gloucester Terrace, London, W2

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.5 cm
Width: 5.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-03-12) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


19th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1850

Components of the work

Cameo composed of shell

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Lamant
  • Location: On the right side of the cameo
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.24-1984
Primary reference Number: 166457
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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