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Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted porcelain, jet, gilded copper alloy

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.68-1950

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 18, shelf D, box 1

Physical description

Painted porcelain plaque depicting the church of St Apollinaris (built 1839-43), Remagen, on the Rhine between Bonn and Koblenz. Set in jet frame.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted porcelain, jet, gilded copper alloy

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm, Width: 5.7 cm, Depth: 1.3 cm

Historical context note

The church is a neo-gothic masterpiece, consecrated in 1857 and standing high above the Rhine.

Descriptive line

Brooch depicting the church of St Apollinaris, Remagen. Germany, about 1860. Jet and painted porcelain, with gilded copper alloy.

Materials

Porcelain; Jet; Copper

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Churches

Categories

Jewellery; Ceramics; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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