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Plaque: M.63-1973

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Current Location: In storage


Miniaturist: Unknown




Oil paint on glass painting of a posy of flowers within a border of sequins

Oil paint on glass within a border of sequins in an ormolu and mahogany frame. Circular, the painting depicts a posy of flowers, including roses, morning glory and nasturtiums on a grey ground, surrounded by a swagged border of gold and bronze coloured sequins. The circular ormolu frame is decorated with borders of beads, stiff leaf decoration and rope edging and has a hanging loop at the top. The back is of mahogany.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by the Hon. H.R. Broughton

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973-12) by Broughton, Henry Rogers, Major the Hon.


19th Century
Circa 1800 - Circa 1880

School or Style


Components of the work

Border composed of sequins
Frame composed of ormolu mahogany Diameter 17.9 cm Height 2.3 cm
Painting composed of oil paint glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 17
  • Location: On the mahogany back
  • Method of creation: Written in ink and stuck with glue
  • Type: Paper label

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.63-1973
Primary reference Number: 2666
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 13 December 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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