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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Aigrette

ca. 1750-1760 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Aigrette of chrysoberyls set in silver, in the form of a spray with a single flower; feathered scrolling stem. Struck twice with an unidentified mark.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Chrysoberyls and silver
Brief Description
Aigrette of chrysoberyls set in silver openwork, with bow tops and long drops, probably made in Portugal, about 1750-60
Physical Description
Aigrette of chrysoberyls set in silver, in the form of a spray with a single flower; feathered scrolling stem. Struck twice with an unidentified mark.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.4cm
  • Width: 4.8cm
  • Depth: 1.7cm
Marks and Inscriptions
(Struck twice with an unidentified mark)
Credit line
Given by Dame Joan Evans
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
M.66-1962

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record createdJune 30, 2005
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