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Brooch
  • Brooch
    Froment-Meurice, François-Désiré, born 1802 - died 1855
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Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1845 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Froment-Meurice, François-Désiré, born 1802 - died 1855 (maker)
    Rudolphi, Frédéric-Jules, born 1808 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, parcel gilt, cast, treated quartz

  • Museum number:

    M.27-1981

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Brooch, silver and parcel gilt, cast figures of two angels flanking a stone (treated quartz).

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1845 (made)

Artist/maker

Froment-Meurice, François-Désiré, born 1802 - died 1855 (maker)
Rudolphi, Frédéric-Jules, born 1808 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, parcel gilt, cast, treated quartz

Dimensions

Height: 3.4 cm, Width: 3.5 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm

Object history note

Made in Paris. Probably an inexpensive pastiche of the work of Froment-Meurice and Rudolphi. For a further example of Rudolphi's work, see M.50-1981.

Descriptive line

Cast silver brooch in the form of two angels flanking a stone of quartz, probably a pastiche of the work of Froment-Meurice and Rudolphi, France (Paris), about 1844

Production Note

Probably an inexpensive pastiche of the work of Froment-Meurice and Rudolphi

Subjects depicted

Wings; Standing stones; Angels

Categories

Jewellery; Religion

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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