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Brooch

ca. 1755 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Brooch, made of silver set with brilliant-cut diamonds, in the form of a dove carrying an olive branch in it's beak with emeralds for leaves, a ruby for an eye and diamonds as feathers. The back shows signs of alterations.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Brilliant-cut diamonds, emeralds, ruby, set in silver
Brief Description
Dove brooch, made of silver set with brilliant-cut diamonds, emeralds and ruby, France, about 1755
Physical Description
Brooch, made of silver set with brilliant-cut diamonds, in the form of a dove carrying an olive branch in it's beak with emeralds for leaves, a ruby for an eye and diamonds as feathers. The back shows signs of alterations.
Dimensions
  • Height: 2.6cm
  • Width: 5.8cm
  • Depth: 1.4cm
Credit line
Given by Dame Joan Evans
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.56-1962

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record createdJune 10, 2005
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