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Hair comb: M.54-1982

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Maker(s)

Partridge, Fred T (Maker)

Description

Horn, silver, black enamel and two moonstones. Two poppy heads mounted on a two-pronged comb. Signed 'PARTRIDGE' for Frederick James Partridge.

Notes

History note: Mrs Celia Larner; from Sotheby's, 7 October 1982, lot 125

Legal notes

Given by Mrs J. Hull Grundy

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.4 cm
Width: 6.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Hull Grundy, J., Mrs

Components of the work

Part: composed of enamel ( black) moonstone ( probably) horn silver

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.54-1982
Primary reference Number: 81892
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 September 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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