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Filigree

Scope note

Decoration done entirely with fine wire, chiefly to ornament gold and silver. The term is usually used to describe openwork made of wire.

This term has 24 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

3000220293

Broader Terms used

<patterns by specific type>

Term used for

filagree

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Wurm, Carl

Box

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown

Earrings

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Ring

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Conway, G.
Case maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Seignior, Robert
Case maker: Delander, Nathaniel (Possibly)

Knife

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

Brooch

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Brooch

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Bracelet

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Jewellery

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Folding fan

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Folding fan

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

Watch

Maker(s)

Maker: Meybom, E.

Watch

Maker(s)

Clockmaker: Keittmayr, Elias

Reliquary

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Unknown

Dagger

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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