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Aigrette

Aigrette

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810 (made)
    ca. 1820-ca. 1835 (altered)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Diamonds, turquoises, an emerald and other coloured stones

  • Credit Line:

    Cory Bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.127-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Aigrette, brilliant-cut diamonds, turquoises, an emerald and other coloured stones. Some added subsequently (probably between 1820 and 1835) to increase the polychromatic effect of the piece.

Place of Origin

France (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1810 (made)
ca. 1820-ca. 1835 (altered)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Diamonds, turquoises, an emerald and other coloured stones

Dimensions

Height: 12.2 cm, Width: 9.1 cm, Depth: 2 cm

Descriptive line

Aigrette, brilliant-cut diamonds, turquoises, an emerald and other coloured stones, probably made in France, about 1810

Categories

Jewellery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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