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Bodice ornament and pair of earrings

Bodice ornament and pair of earrings

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold; topazes backed with foil, and sapphires

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.163 to D-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 12, shelf D, box 1 []

Physical description

Bodice ornament and pair of earrings set with topazes,backed with foil, and sapphires. All the stones are set in gold.

Place of Origin

France (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold; topazes backed with foil, and sapphires

Object history note

Paris: Life & Luxury RF.2010/198

Descriptive line

Gold bodice ornament and pair of earrings set with topazes and sapphires, probably made in France, about 1760

Materials

Topaz; Sapphire; Gold

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Bow

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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