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Brooch: M.42-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold and silver with closed back, set with clear pastes. In the shape of a Maltese Cross with a pin fastening across the back.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.9 cm
Width: 3.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1830

Components of the work

Decoration composed of paste ( clear)
Part composed of gold silver

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.42-1983
Primary reference Number: 119104
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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