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Brooch: PER.M.267-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, ivory and hair. Painted oval with chased edge, containing under glass, an oval disk of ivory painted with a scene showing a woman seated by an urn on a pedestal with a woodland background. This set on woven hair background surrounded by engraved gold frame. Glass cover. Reverse: glass, marquise 'window' to display woven hair. Provided with a ring for use as a pendant.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 22.5 mm
Height: 7 mm
Length: 36 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Circa 1700 - Circa 1800

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Part composed of hair gold ivory

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.267-1923
Primary reference Number: 46692
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 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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