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Pendant and chain: M.19 & A-1996

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: The Artificers' Guild




Unmarked. Silver and pale green jade. The pendant comprises an oval cabochon-cut jade in a wavy-edged silver setting with three silver beads at bottom centre, from which silver wires curve upwards on each side, curl once and scroll over inwards at the top. Above is a shorter wire, crossed over and scrolled outwards, to the top of which is attached an openwork loop. The curls and scrolls are punctuated by seven silver beads. Standard silver chain (A) with an S-shaped fastening.


History note: Given to the donor by her parents, Robert and Olga Ball in the early 1920s. It came from the Artificers' Guild, Kings Parade, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Stella Barnes

Place(s) associated

  • Cambridge (Cambs.) ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996) by Barnes, Stella F., Mrs


George V
Circa 1920 CE - 1925 CE

Components of the work

Part composed of jade ( oval, cabochon-cut)
Setting composed of silver
Pendant Height 4.6 cm Width 2.1 cm
Chain Length 48 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.19 & A-1996
Primary reference Number: 175081
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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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