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Brooch

ca. 1890 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Floral arrangements in baskets were popular for jewellery from the 1750s when giardinetti or little garden rings were made of tiny blooms arranged with rococo asymmetry in baskets, vases and pots.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Platinum, gold, enamel, rose-cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires
Brief Description
Platinum and gold woven basket filled with enamelled and gem-set flowers, Paris, ca. 1890
Physical Description
Brooch in the form of a basket of flowers depicted using platinum, gold, enamel, rose-cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires.
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.2cm
  • Width: 3.3cm
  • Depth: 1.4cm
Credit line
Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Patricia V. Goldstein
Subjects depicted
Summary
Floral arrangements in baskets were popular for jewellery from the 1750s when giardinetti or little garden rings were made of tiny blooms arranged with rococo asymmetry in baskets, vases and pots.
Other Numbers
  • LOAN:AMERICANFRIENDS.219-2003 - Previous loan number
  • 175 - Goldstein Collection number
Collection
Accession Number
M.160-2007

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record createdMarch 6, 2008
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