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Plaque

Plaque

  • Place of origin:

    India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold, turqoise, enamel

  • Credit Line:

    The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

  • Museum number:

    LOAN:GILBERT.307-2008

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Sir Arthur Gilbert and his wife Rosalinde formed one of the world's great decorative art collections, including silver, mosaics, enamelled portrait miniatures and gold boxes. Arthur Gilbert donated his extraordinary collection to Britain in 1996.

Physical description

Rectangular Indian plaque of gold and turqoise set with an oval painted miniature depicting a procession

Place of Origin

India (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gold, turqoise, enamel

Dimensions

Height: 4.25 cm, Width: 4.90 cm, Depth: 0.88 cm

Descriptive line

Rectangular Indian plaque of gold and turqoise set with an oval painted miniature.

Materials

Gold; Turquoise; Enamel paint

Techniques

Enamelling (painting)

Subjects depicted

Cows

Categories

Metalwork; Miniatures; Plaques & Plaquettes

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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