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Pendant: M.33-1983

Object information

Awaiting location update


Maker: Unknown




Gold, set with a ruby and a pendant turquoise. In the shape of a swallow with outstretched wings attached to a section of trellis, at the bottom of which there is a pendant turquose and higher up, beside the bird's beak, a ruby. At the top there is a suspension loop decorated with a four-pettalled flower.


History note: Wartski, Grafton Street, London W1

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.8 cm
Width: 2.8 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 19th Century
Circa 1850 - 1900

Components of the work

Part composed of turquoise ruby gold

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: applied oval with '15 CT'

  • Text: 15 CT
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.33-1983
Primary reference Number: 170629
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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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