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Mourning Brooch or Pendant: PER.M.268-1923

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Mourning Brooch or Pendant

Maker(s)

Unknown (Maker)

Description

Mourning brooch/pendant. Gold and ivory. Marquise-shape, containing, under glass, a scene, in sepia, of Hope leaning on an anchor; in the background a ship at sea. Surrounding the scene, under the glass is a chased border. On the reverse is inscribed the script monogram of the initials 'EB'.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 22.0 mm
Height: 4.5 mm
Length: 37.5 mm

Relative size of this object

3.8 m45 cm2.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

Neoclassical

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Part composed of gold ivory glass

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: EB
  • Location: On reverse
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PER.M.268-1923
Primary reference Number: 46696
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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