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Necklace

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1983M126.1
Collection:Applied Art - Jewellery
Date:1840 c - 1840 c

Notes

Mrs Anne Hull Grundy donated a large collection of jewellery to Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery. This was one of a number of donations she made to museums in this country. She was concerned that each collection she gave to a museum should suit its manufacturing history and existing collection, but she also wished to donate examples of work not already represented in our collections. This intricate necklace is part of a set likely to have been given to a bride to wear on her wedding day. It is made up of tiny pearls strung together and mounted onto a mother of pearl framework in a floral design and fitted with a gold clasp.

Presented by Mrs Anne Hull Grundy, 1983.

Further Information

Production Period:19th century
Medium:Gold, with mother of pearl and seed pearls.
Material(s):Pearl

Dimensions

Height:420 mm

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