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Design for silver chatelaine: PD.29-2016

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Current Location: In storage


Design for silver chatelaine


Ashbee, Charles Robert



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Olive Ward

Measurements and weight

Height: 225 mm
Width: 145 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2016) by Ward, O. M., Mrs


20th century
Production date: AD 1906

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: chatelaine in silver
  • Location: Top right
  • Text: The design is the property of the Guild of Handicraft Ltd. 16A, Brook Street, Bond Street, W. Works - Chipping Campden, Glos. and is to be returned to them. No. 1512 Date 2-7-06
  • Location: Top left
  • Type: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.29-2016
Primary reference Number: 221637
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Audit data

Created: Monday 31 July 2017 Updated: Thursday 23 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 23 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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