Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Badge

  • Place of origin:

    Sicily (made)

  • Date:

    1650-75 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bruno, Giuseppe (enameller)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold

  • Museum number:

    1285-1871

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 10, shelf A, box 13

Physical description

Enamelled gold badge depicting on the obverse the Holy Family and on the reverse a Maltese cross in white enamel, in the style of Giuseppe Bruno, an enameller from Messina (active 1652-82).

Place of Origin

Sicily (made)

Date

1650-75 (made)

Artist/maker

Bruno, Giuseppe (enameller)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold

Marks and inscriptions

French warranty mark for 1838 onwards

Dimensions

Height: 7.6 cm, Width: 6.4 cm, Depth: 0.8 cm

Descriptive line

Badge of the Order of Malta in enamelled gold in the style of Giuseppe Bruno, Italy, Sicily, 1650-75

Materials

Gold; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Maltese crosses; Flowers (plants)

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.