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Pendant: PER.M.187-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, rectangular, with the corners cut off. Contains, under flat bevelled glass, the initials J.M.H. in gold thread on a background of hair, surmounted by two flying amorini holding a skull and cross bones. The whole is surrounded by a looped border of gold thread on a pale blue background. The back is reeded and convex.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


Late 17th-early 18th Century
Circa 1650 - 1750

Components of the work

Part composed of glass ( bevelled) gold thread hair gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.187-1923
Primary reference Number: 170175
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 March 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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