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Flawless Crystal, (detail), 1949, bronze by Dora Gordine (1895–1991), © Dorich House Museum, Kingston University, photo credit: Dorich House Museum, Kingston University


© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Southend Museums Service


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Eye miniature, early nineteenth century by unknown artist, set in an oval-shaped frame with 20 small pearls and two diamond 'tears', Photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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