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Slide: PER.M.183-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, glass, foil, hair and gold thread. Oval slide with monogram. Gold setting with foliate engraving on edge. Faceted paste crystal under which is a monogram and looped border in bold thread on woven hair background set upon red foil. Inscribed on back the initials: 'EP'.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 14.5 mm
Height: 6.5 mm
Length: 15 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


17th Century, Late
18th Century, Early#
Circa 1670 - Circa 1730

Components of the work

Part composed of gold thread hair foil gold paste (glass) glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EP
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.183-1923
Primary reference Number: 46014
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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