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Design for a fish bracelet: PD.27-2016

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Current Location: In storage


Design for a fish bracelet


Ashbee, Charles Robert



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Olive Ward

Measurements and weight

Height: 77 mm
Width: 136 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 bodycolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 22 Aug 1906
  • Location: Top left
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: 918
  • Location: Top left

Inscription present: words around the design

  • Text: Olivine eye, opal matrix
  • Location: Middle
  • Text: Alternative position for fish
  • Location: Bottom

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.27-2016
Primary reference Number: 221642
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Audit data

Created: Monday 31 July 2017 Updated: Monday 3 June 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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