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  • Place of origin:

    Europe (west, made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold with porcelain, diamonds, rubies and emeralds

  • Museum number:

    338-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pin, the head in the form of a porcelain mask, surrounded by gold foliage set with rose-cut diamonds, rubies and emeralds.

Place of Origin

Europe (west, made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold with porcelain, diamonds, rubies and emeralds

Dimensions

Height: 5.6 cm, Width: 2.3 cm, Depth: 1.1 cm

Descriptive line

Pin, the head in the form of a porcelain mask surrounded by gold foliage set with precious stones, Western Europe, mid 18th century

Materials

Porcelain; Gold; Diamond; Ruby; Emerald

Techniques

Setting; Lapidary

Subjects depicted

Mask; Foliage

Categories

Jewellery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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