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Pendant: M.44-1984

Object information

Maker(s)

Pichler family (Maker)

Description

Sard intaglio head of Minerva/Athena, in profile to left. Signed ‘PICHLER’ in Greek letters, set in an oval gold mount with a loop and ring for suspension at the top.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.3 cm
Width: 3.6 cm

Relative size of this object

3.6 cm4.3 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First half of 19th Century
Circa 1800 - 1860

School or Style

Neoclassical

Components of the work

Intaglio composed of sard Mount composed of gold Gem Height 3.6 cm Width 2.8 cm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: PICHLER in Greek letters
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.44-1984
Primary reference Number: 166874
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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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