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The Planta Waist clasp: M.3 & A-1983

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Current Location: In storage


The Planta Waist clasp


Designer: Knox, Archibald




Cast and chased silver openwork, in two parts, with stylised plant design; the broader front elements lightly hammered


History note: Purchased by Mrs Hull Grundy from Miss Celia Larner

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.2 cm
Width: 10.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ly & C
  • Location: Front
  • Type: Mark
  • Location: Front
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: Leopard's head

  • Location: Front
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: e
  • Location: Front
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: twice. T(?) E

  • Text: T E
  • Location: Back (both on hooked portion)
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3 & A-1983
Primary reference Number: 167221
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 29 October 2020 Last processed: Friday 29 September 2023

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

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