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

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Current Location: In storage


Mourning Brooch or Pendant


Maker: Unknown




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'.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

S.G. Perceval Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 22 mm
Height: 4.5 mm
Length: 37.5 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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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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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 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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