Skip to main content

Clasp (fastener): PER.M.290B-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, enamel and ivory. Oval, containing under domed glass a landscape in sepia showing a tree in the foreground, with a church and houses in the background. The frame is inscribed in metal reserved in enamel - at the top, in black enamel: 'Mr George . Amos' and at the bottom, in white: 'Miss Maria . Isabella . Amos'.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 38.5 mm
Depth: 40.0 mm
Height: 8.0 mm
Length: 27.0 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel gold ivory glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mr George . Amos Miss Maria . Isabella . Amos
  • Location: On frame
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in metal reserved in enamel

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.290B-1923
Primary reference Number: 46843
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 February 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Clasp (fastener)" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-24 19:41:17

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Clasp (fastener) |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-24 19:41:17|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...