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Brooch: M.48-1983

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Gold, turquoise and black enamel, and turquoise plique-à-jour enamel, set with two garnets (?). In the shape of a dragonfly with a pin fastening across the back.

Notes

History note: John Jesse & Irina Laski, 160 Kensington Church Street, London, W8

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Length: 5.3 cm
Width: 6.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Gablonz ⪼ Bohemia

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1983-07-25) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Dating

Early 20th century
Production date: circa AD 1900

Note

Accessioned as French, but probably Bohemian

School or Style

Art Nouveau

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( turquoise and black) garnet ( two)

Materials used in production

Gold

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.48-1983
Primary reference Number: 119000
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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