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Brooch: PER.M.250-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Gold, ivory. Small oval containing, under glass, a military trophy consisting of a drum and battle-axe in relief upon crossed standards, spears and rifles, which are painted on an ivory background. Below is a small cannon with amminition. Simple chased border in gold.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 15.5 mm
Height: 5.0 mm
Length: 21.5 mm

Relative size of this object

2.2 m50 cm1.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Part composed of gold ivory glass
Pin Length 20.0 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: H/-
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.250-1923
Primary reference Number: 46512
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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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