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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Intaglio; glass sard; oval; dancing female figure with bucket and patera, within frame; signed.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 18thC-19thC
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 2.4 centimetres
    • Width: 1.9 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Position

      • Inscription Content

        BROWN F
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    30 June 2000

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Examination of the condition. .


    Until 1999 packed in an inappropriate packing material of yellow foam, and possible problems noticed in the whole collection.

    Treatment details

    Whole collection of Tassie gems stored in Plastazote (polyethylene), in their cardboard boxes, an inert packing material; (M&LA MAs in 1999). Examination under electron microscope, x10-40. Whole collection of gems investigated by Conservation Research and necessary samples taken. Possible problems caused by the ring.

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  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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