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Slide: PER.M.184-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unknown




Gold, gilt, glass, enamel, gold thread and hair. Square (with corners cut off) ridged setting with monogram, cupids, crown and plain border under glass with bevelled edge. Monogram of gold thread surmounted by a crown in gold, red and green with cupids (rampant, regardant) either side in white, red and green. Set against background of hair. Border of single gold thread. Inscribed crudely on back: 'MB'.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 10 mm
Height: 5 mm
Length: 10 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


17th Century, Late
18th Century, Early#
Circa 1670 - Circa 1730

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Part composed of gold thread hair gold glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MB
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.184-1923
Primary reference Number: 46019
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 29 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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