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Bracelet

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. Hancock and Company - of Bruton Street (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gilded silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Harriet Bolckow

  • Museum number:

    737-1890

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 22, shelf C, box 10

Charles Frederick Hancock had been a partner in the distinguished firm of Hunt and Roskell until opening his own business in 1850. Specialising in high quality, well designed silver and jewellery, the firm exhibitied at the major international exhibitions to much acclaim. While some of the silver was made by the Hancock workshop it is not known who supplied the jewellery which was a major part of the business.

Physical description

Gilded silver bracelet, hinged, with applied stylised floral decoration in a neo classical manner.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

C. F. Hancock and Company - of Bruton Street (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Gilded silver

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm, Width: 19.8 cm, Depth: 0.5 cm

Descriptive line

Gilded silver bracelet, hinged, with applied sylised floral decoration in a neo classical manner, made by C. F. Hancock and Company, England (London), ca. 1860.

Materials

Silver-gilt

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Classicism; Floral patterns

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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