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Pair of earrings: M.5A & B-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Unknown (Maker)


Garnets set in gold. Each composed of a gold stem with four garnet leaves, at the end of which are suspended an oval stone, two tear-shaped stones and a small circular stone joined to a tear. At the top of each there is a ring and a hook. The setting is closed at the back.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs


Production date: circa AD 1820

Components of the work

Decoration composed of garnets Setting composed of gold Earring Height 4.6 cm Width 1.8 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5A & B-1984
Primary reference Number: 178797
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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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