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Slide: PER.M.326-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Categories

Description

Gold, paste crystal, silk, enamel, gold thread. Oval containing under faceted paste on a ground of buff silk (or possibly woven hair) a monogram in gold thread, flanked on either side by a cupid dicsharging an arrow at a heart placed at the end of a pole above the monogram. The scene is surrounded by a looped border of gold thread over blue silk. Below it is the legend: AV PLVS ADROIT

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 23.5 mm
Height: 7.0 mm
Length: 20.0 mm

Relative size of this object

2 m70 cm2.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Part composed of silk (textile) ( or hair) gold thread enamel gold paste (glass)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AV PLVS ADROIT
  • Location: Below scene

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.326-1923
Primary reference Number: 47002
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 February 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Slide" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/47002 Accessed: 2023-02-04 13:55:00

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