London, South Kensington
1 June 2006
An 18th century paste cloak clasp and a sleeve ornament
The clasp composed of twin circular paste buttons to a pierced connecting link with applied matching smaller paste, in floral and scroll engraved silver mounts with pink foil backs; the openwork sleeve ornament set throughout with foil backed rose-cut paste, mounted in base metal with wirework loop to the reverse
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