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Necklace: M.5-1999

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Sedding, George Elton




Beads of amethyst, translucent greyish-white and pale brown and gold. The globular beads of slightly graduated size are strung in the following order: amethyst, pale brown, two greyish-white, and are separated by small globular gold dividers. At centre back there is a ribbed cylindrical gold screw fastener.


History note: Given to Miss Philpott with M.4-1999 in appreciation of her services as Secretary of the Cambridge Arts and Crafts Society, by members of the Society in May 1913

Legal notes

Given by Terence Hodgkinson

Measurements and weight

Length: 82.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1999-10-11) by Hodgkinson, Terence


Early 20th century
Production date: circa AD 1913


English, probably London

School or Style

Arts and Crafts (movement)

Components of the work

Beads composed of amethyst
Beads, Fastener composed of gold

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.5-1999
Primary reference Number: 28843
Entry form number: 113
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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