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On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93 mezzanine, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Pair of Clasps

1775-1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This pair of clasps feature minatures of Faith and Hope after a window designed by the artist Sir Joshua Reynolds ( 1723-92) at New College, Oxford.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Clasp
  • Clasp
Materials and Techniques
Coloured gold set with miniature paintings in grisaille
Brief Description
Pair of coloured gold clasps, ivory with miniature paintings in watercolour of Faith and Hope, after a window by Sir Joshua Reynolds at New College, Oxford, England, 1775-1800
Physical Description
Pair of coloured gold clasps, set with miniature paintings in watercolour on ivory of Faith and Hope, after a window by Sir Joshua Reynolds at New College, Oxford.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5.0cm
  • Width: 3.6cm
  • Depth: 1.3cm
Credit line
Given by Dame Joan Evans
Object history
Acquired in Stockholm, allegedly having come from Russia.
Subjects depicted
Summary
This pair of clasps feature minatures of Faith and Hope after a window designed by the artist Sir Joshua Reynolds ( 1723-92) at New College, Oxford.
Collection
Accession Number
M.79&A-1969

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record createdJuly 18, 2006
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