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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 to 93, 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

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