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Brooch

Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brilliant-cut diamonds, emeralds, ruby, set in silver

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dame Joan Evans

  • Museum number:

    M.56-1962

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brilliant-cut diamonds, emeralds, ruby, set in silver

Dimensions

Height: 2.6 cm, Width: 5.8 cm, Depth: 1.4 cm

Descriptive line

Dove brooch, made of silver set with brilliant-cut diamonds, emeralds and ruby, France, about 1755

Subjects depicted

Olive branch; Peace; Birds; Doves

Categories

Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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