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Pendant: PER.M.245-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold: long pointed oval containing under glass a scene of an obelisk on a pedestal, executed in relief, standing in a grove of cypresses, which are painted on the ivory background. The obelisk is black, with a cup in relief on it, the pedestal has hair stuck on it, and an oval plaque bearing the initials P.B. The edge of the pendant is slightly chased, and on the back is engraved Patrk. Berkley ob : 2 : June 1782 Ae : 47


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1782

Components of the work

Part composed of hair gold glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Patrk. Berkley ob : 2 : June 1782 Ae : 47
  • Location: Back
  • Type: Engraving

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.245-1923
Primary reference Number: 170609
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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