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Brooch: M.19-1988

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Workshop: Rosenthal Hand Decorating Workshop




Hard-paste porcelain mounted in gold. Oval with shaped and scrolled edge; pin fastener across the back. The front has a dark green ground painted in two shades of gold with a bouquet of flowers; the edge is gilded


History note: Purchased in Rome c. 1957-1963

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.1 cm
Width: 4.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Munich ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1988-07-25) by Silow, R. A., Dr


20th Century, third quarter#
Circa 1957 CE - 1963 CE

Components of the work

Mount composed of gold

Materials used in production

Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing : Hard-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed, and decorated overglaze with a dark green ground, and painting in gold

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Impressed below a crown 'Rosenthal'; printed in green and gold, a cartouche bearing the words 'Rosenthal (below a crown) /Handmalerei/ABTEILUNG/MUNCHEN'.

  • Text: Rosenthal/Handmalerei/ABTEILUNG/MUNCHEN
  • Location: On porcelain
  • Method of creation: Impressed and printed
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: in rectangular punch

  • Text: 835
  • Location: On mount
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.19-1988
Primary reference Number: 166555
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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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