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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1965T1550.2
Collection:Social History - Pinto Collection
Date:1700 - 1800

Notes

This brooch is carved from a peach stone. It was made in China.Skilled craftsmen in China and Japan are famous for their fine, detailed carving. These brooches are carved with paper thin flowers. It would have been made for the export market.

Purchased from Edward H Pinto, 1965.

Further Information

Production Period:18th century
Medium:Carved peach stone.
Material(s):Seed
Place of Origin:China - possibly

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