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Pair of Girandole Earrings: M.1A & B-1836

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pair of Girandole Earrings


Maker: Unknown




Gold and green pastes (faceted). Hinged fastening with 'cut-down' set circular paste. Suspended from this a 'V' shaped bar of twisted wire and ten small pastes. Suspended from the bar three tear-shaped set tremblent by means of looped wire. With box.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Miss Whitehurst of Hertford

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1836-07-27) by Whitehurst, Miss


19th Century, Mid#
Circa 1840 - 1860

Components of the work

Gemstones composed of paste (glass) ( green)
Mount composed of gold
Each Earring Length 40.0 mm Width 30.0 mm

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1A & B-1836
Primary reference Number: 45720
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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