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Brooch

Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1862 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gueyton, Alexandre, born 1818 - died 1862 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted porcelain plaque, inscribed, open silver mount with enamel decoration, set with garnets

  • Museum number:

    8006-1862

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Brooch, painted porcelain plaque depicting the bust of a woman, inscribed 'CONSTANCE', open silver mount with enamel decoration, set with garnets.

Place of Origin

Paris (made)

Date

ca. 1862 (made)

Artist/maker

Gueyton, Alexandre, born 1818 - died 1862 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Painted porcelain plaque, inscribed, open silver mount with enamel decoration, set with garnets

Dimensions

Height: 5.8 cm, Width: 5.1 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm

Object history note

The plaque depicting the bust of a woman, inscribed CONSTANCE. Made by Gueyton. This item and object 8008-1862 were shown by the maker at the International Exhibition of 1862, where they were purchased by the Museum.

Descriptive line

Brooch, painted porcelain plaque depicting the bust of a woman, open silver mount, enamelled and set with garnets, made by Alexandre Gueyton, France (Paris), about 1862

Subjects depicted

Busts; Women; Miniature

Categories

Jewellery

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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