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Brooch: M.14-1988

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Steel inlaid in gold of two colours and silver, set in a gilt-metal mount; circular with a pin fastening across the back; on the front two doves flying above flowers and foliage within a gold border. 'Toledo' work.

Notes

History note: Purchased by the donor near the Alhambra Palace

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 5.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa 1957 - 1960

Components of the work

Part composed of gold silver steel

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.14-1988
Primary reference Number: 167169
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

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

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