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Pendant and chain: M.21 & A-1988

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Moulded synthetic material with gold metallic coating, suspended on a 'gold' metal chain. The pendant is a reproduction of a Roman medallion in honour of Alexander the Great. On the front, the head of Minerva; on the reverse Alexander, mounted on Bucephalus, accompanied by a hound; above the name Alexandros in Greek; below the initials FM for Fitzwilliam Museum.


History note: Fitzwilliam Museum Shop

Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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


Elizabeth II
Circa 1970 - 1985

Components of the work

Coating composed of metallic ( gold)
Chain composed of metal ( gold) Length 69.5 cm
Part composed of synthetic ( moulded)
Pendant Diameter 3.6 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.21 & A-1988
Primary reference Number: 175080
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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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