- Production Date: 1800 - 1901
- Production Period:
- Object Name: Jewellery
- ObjectNumber: LP393
- Summary: Papier-mache jewellery set with decorated bangle and necklace.
- Description: Japanning was used to produce a huge range of items from buttons to bedsteads and everything in between. An idea of the range of goods and decorations produced by just one manufacturer can be gained from an account by Charles Dickens of a visit to the Birmingham firm Jennens and Bettridge's show room, which Dickens describes as:`full of landscape and flower painting, of arabesques and mosaic, of pearl, and gilding, and burnish; of couches and tables, screens, allumettes, card-cases, paper-knives, pen-dishes, rosaries, hearth-brush cases, desks, jewel-boxes, and a host of other beauties.'
- Dimensions: Bangle, Diameter: 6cm
Necklace, Length: 41.5cm
- Colour: Multi-coloured
- For more information contact: Wolverhampton Arts and Museums Service