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Brooch

ca. 1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Gold brooch with a frame in the form of a serpent set with seed pearls and a ruby enclosing a glass fronted locket for hair


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gold set with seed pearls and a ruby
Brief Description
Gold brooch with a frame in the form of a serpent set with seed pearls and a ruby enclosing a glass fronted locket for hair, England, ca.1800
Physical Description
Gold brooch with a frame in the form of a serpent set with seed pearls and a ruby enclosing a glass fronted locket for hair
Dimensions
  • Height: 2.1cm
  • Width: 3cm
  • Depth: 0.8cm
Object history
Part of a group of memorial and mourning jewels bought from Dr Marco Guastalla, acting on behalf of 'an English lady residing in Italy' (museum numbers 846-1888 to 989-1888)
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession Number
957-1888

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record createdApril 7, 2006
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