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Hair comb: M.54-1982

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Current Location: In storage


Maker: Partridge, Fred T




Horn, silver, black enamel and two moonstones. Two poppy heads mounted on a two-pronged comb. Signed 'PARTRIDGE' for Frederick James Partridge.


History note: Mrs Celia Larner; from Sotheby's, 7 October 1982, lot 125

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.4 cm
Width: 6.6 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Components of the work

Part composed of enamel ( black) moonstone ( probably) horn silver

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Accession number: M.54-1982
Primary reference Number: 81892
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 January 2024 Last processed: Tuesday 2 January 2024

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

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