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Cravat pin: M.147-1973

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Current Location: In storage


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Gold cravat pin set with gilt metal mount round a miniature of roses, hyacinths and auriculas

Gold pin with gilt metal mount containing a miniature painted in polychrome bodycolour, set under glass. Octagonal, with long hinged pin. The mount encloses a painting of a glass vase of flowers, including pink roses, blue hyacinths and deep purple auriculas, on a marble slab.


History note: Not known before testator

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Major, the Hon. H.R. Broughton Bequest

Measurements and weight

Length: 4.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973-12-06) by Broughton, Henry Rogers, Major the Hon.


Circa 1800 - Circa 1850

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Components of the work

Mount composed of gilt-metal ( probably) Miniature composed of bodycolour Pin composed of gold Cover composed of glass Head Of Pin Length 2.1 cm
Head Of Pin Width 1.7 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.147-1973
Primary reference Number: 2670
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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