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Mourning pendant: PER.186-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Mourning pendant. Gold, hair, glass and gold thread. Heart-shape frame with foliate engraved edge containing, under bevelled paste crystal on woven hair, background initials 'ally H' and number '17' in gold thread.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 18.0 mm
Height: 8.5 mm
Length: 21.0 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


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

Components of the work

Part composed of gold thread hair gold paste (glass)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ally H
  • Text: 17
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.186-1923
Primary reference Number: 46063
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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