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Pendant: PER.M.247-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold; large long oval, containing under glass, a cockade made of hair of two colours and small pearls threaded on wires, with a bow of metal set with small pearls. At either side a rose spray is painted on the ivory background, all surrounded by a border of red enamel. The edges of the pendant are slightly chased. The pendant was probably originally double-sided, but the other side has gone.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Border composed of enamel ( red)
Part composed of hair ( two colours) gold ivory glass
Decoration composed of pearls
Bow composed of metal

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.247-1923
Primary reference Number: 170611
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 March 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 29 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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