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    Froment-Meurice, François-Désiré, born 1802 - died 1855
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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Froment-Meurice, François-Désiré, born 1802 - died 1855 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, cast and enamelled

  • Museum number:

    2660-1856

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cast and enamelled gold pin, in the form of an Amazon on horseback attacking a panther.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Froment-Meurice, François-Désiré, born 1802 - died 1855 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Gold, cast and enamelled

Dimensions

Height: 10 cm, Width: 2.2 cm, Depth: 0.9 cm

Object history note

Made in Paris in the workshops of F.D. Froment-Meurice; his signature, largely obliterated, on the stem. Purchased by the Museum form the Paris 1855 exhibition; stolen, and recoved in 1953, with object 2659-1856.

Sterckshof Exhibition RF.2010/400

Descriptive line

Pin, cast and enamelled gold, depicting an Amazon on horseback attacking a panther, made at the workshop of François-Désiré Froment-Meurice, France (Paris), about 1855

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Techniques

Casting; Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Women; Panthers; Horses; Amazons; Figures; Equestrians

Categories

Jewellery; Myths & Legends; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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