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Scarf pin

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Essex, William, born 1784 - died 1869 (miniaturist)
    Winterhalter, Franz Xaver, born 1805 - died 1873 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, enamel portrait

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Harriet Bolckow

  • Museum number:

    750-1890

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 22, shelf C, box 5

Mounted portraits of the young Queen Victoria made popular jewels. In 1841 Victoria herself gave a bracelet with her portrait to Princess Marie d'Orléans on her marriage to the Queen's cousin Prince Alexander of Württemberg.

Physical description

Scarf pin, gold, the head set with an enamel portrait of Queen Victoria , after Winterhalter's painting of 1843 in the Royal Collections.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)

Artist/maker

Essex, William, born 1784 - died 1869 (miniaturist)
Winterhalter, Franz Xaver, born 1805 - died 1873 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Gold, enamel portrait

Dimensions

Height: 8.8 cm, Width: 2.7 cm, Depth: 1.4 cm

Object history note

Set with an enamel portrait of Queen Victoria by William Essex, after Winterhalter's painting of 1843 in the Royal Collections.

Descriptive line

Scarf pin, gold, the head set with an enamel portrait of Queen Victoria by William Essex after Winterhalter's painting of 1843 in the Royal Collections, England, ca. 1850.

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Subjects depicted

Monarchs; Portraits; Women; Miniatures; Queens

Categories

Jewellery; Royalty; Portraits; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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