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Brooch: M.11-1988

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, set with green, turquoise, yellow, purple and white hardstones, six diamonds and a ruby/garnet. In the shape of a bouquet of mixed flowers. Pin fastener on the back.


History note: Purchased by the donor at 'Firma Juwel', Vienna

Legal notes

Given by Dr. R.A. Silow in memory of his wife, Bertha St Aubyn Silow

Measurements and weight

Length: 6.1 cm
Width: 4.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Vienna ⪼ Austria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1988) by Silow, R. A., Dr


Third quarter of 20th Century
Circa 1964 CE - 1968 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of hardstone ( green, turquoise, yellow, purple and white) ruby ( possibly) garnet ( possibly) diamond ( six diamonds)

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: M.11-1988
Primary reference Number: 165983
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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