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The Blue Bird Brooch, by Charles de Sousy Rickets

Image attached to M/P.2-1914

An image of Jewellery. Brooch. The Blue Bird Brooch. Carlo & Arthur Giuliano (maker). Ricketts, Charles de Sousy (designer) (British, 1866-1931). Gold, enamelled in translucent green, and opaque turquoise and green, and set with a cabochon garnet, and seven cabochon corals. In the shape of a bird on berried foliage, with a pin fastening across the back. The bird's eye is a cabochon garnet, and the berries are cabochon corals. Height (whole) 4.7 cm, width (whole) 4.8 cm, 1899.

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Jewellery. Brooch. The Blue Bird Brooch. Carlo & Arthur Giuliano (maker). Ricketts, Charles de Sousy (designer) (British, 1866-1931). Gold, enamelled in translucent green, and opaque turquoise and green, and set with a cabochon garnet, and seven cabochon corals. In the shape of a bird on berried foliage, with a pin fastening across the back. The bird's eye is a cabochon garnet, and the berries are cabochon corals. Height (whole) 4.7 cm, width (whole) 4.8 cm, 1899.

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  • Accession Number: M/P.2-1914
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 911 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 432.32kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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19th Century Art Nouveau berries berry birds blue British brooch cabochon Carlo & Arthur Giuliano Charles de Sousy Ricketts coral enamel enamelled English Fitz_AA foliage fruits garnet gem gems gemstones Giuliano gold green jewellery jewellery pin opaque precious stones Ricketts turquoise turquoise (mineral) Victorian

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