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Buttons: M.7A-N-1995

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown (Probably)




Set of fourteen buttons. Each button is of similar design. Silver loop and rounded closed back with cut-down setting and twelve small vertical ridges supporting the brilliant-cut clear paste.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Stella Barnes

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.2 cm
Height: 2.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995) by Barnes, Stella


18th Century, Late
Circa 1740 CE - 1800 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of paste ( clear, brilliant-cut)

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.7A-N-1995
Primary reference Number: 178345
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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