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Waist clasp: M.13-1975

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Maker(s)

Cooper, John Paul (Maker)

Description

Silver, with pierced rose and foliace design, with central oval of abalone shell and six oval cabochon cut labradorites

Notes

History note: Unknown before donors

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm
Width: 8.4 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-05-28) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1902

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of abalone shell ( oval) labradorite ( six oval cabochon cut)

Materials used in production

Silver

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.13-1975
Primary reference Number: 81862
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 28 October 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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