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'Caduceus' brooch

  • Object:

    Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Giuliano, Arthur Alphonse (maker)
    Giuliano, Carlo Joseph Jr. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold hung with a pearl.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. M. Costello

  • Museum number:

    M.29-1970

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 25, shelf B, box 2

Physical description

Brooch, enamelled gold hung with a pearl, in the form of a caduceus. Stamped plaque with the mark of C & A Giuliano (in oval).

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Giuliano, Arthur Alphonse (maker)
Giuliano, Carlo Joseph Jr. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold hung with a pearl.

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped plaque with the mark of C & A Giuliano (in oval).

Dimensions

Height: 3.9 cm, Width: 1.7 cm, Depth: 0.7 cm

Object history note

Made in London by 'C & A Giuliano', which, in 1900, can only refer to Carlo Giuliano's sons and successors, Carlo junior and Arthur Giuliano.

Descriptive line

Caduceus brooch, enamelled gold hung with a pearl, made by Arthur and Carlo Joseph Giuliano, England (London), about 1900.

Materials

Gold; Enamel; Pearl

Techniques

Enamelling

Subjects depicted

Wands; Caduceus; Serpents

Categories

Jewellery; Myths & Legends; Health; Metalwork; Accessories

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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