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Jewellery: O.1A-E-1988

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Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

A parure comprising (A) brooch, (B) ring, (C & D) a pair of earrings, and (E) a bracelet. Made from gold filligree.
The brooch is in the shape of a many petalled flower with stamens in the centre, with a pin fastener and loop for suspension as a pendant, with a gold safety chain attached.
The ring is of similar form, but smaller; the shank divided into two at the shoulder.
The earrings come with screw fasteners.
The bracelet is composed of ten flowers, linked top and bottom by gold links, with a screw bolt fastener.

Notes

History note: Made to order for the donor and his wife at Cuttack in 1952

Legal notes

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

Place(s) associated

  • Cuttack ⪼ India

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

20th century
Production date: AD 1952

Components of the work

Earrings Diameter 1.8 cm Length 2 cm
Brooch Diameter 4.5 cm
Ring Height 2.4 cm
Bracelet Length 19 cm

Materials used in production

Gold

Techniques used in production

Filigree

Identification numbers

Accession number: O.1A-E-1988
Primary reference Number: 201865
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Audit data

Created: Monday 22 June 2015 Updated: Monday 22 June 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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