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A6180 Brooch, gold / amethyst / ruby / pearl / fabric, India, 1840-1860
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Object statement
Brooch, gold / amethyst / ruby / pearl / fabric, India, 1840-1860

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Description
Circular gold brooch, with amethyst flower and pearl at centre. One stone replaced with an Indian ruby. Central flower surrounded by mount decorated with beading and twisted wire. Brooch secured with bar and hook on reverse and security chain attached.
Marks
No marks
A6180
Depth
18 mm
Diameter
33 mm

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Acquisition credit line
Gift of Vivien Ellen Fitzhardinge, 1972

This object record is currently incomplete. The information available may date back as far as 125 years. Other information may exist in a non-digital form. The Museum continues to update and add new research to collection records.
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{{cite web |url=http://from.ph/185401 |title=A6180 Brooch, gold / amethyst / ruby / pearl / fabric, India, 1840-1860 |author=Powerhouse Museum |accessdate=31 January 2015 |publisher=Powerhouse Museum, Australia}}


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