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Brooch

Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    Birmingham (made)

  • Date:

    1935 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hunt, George, born 1892 - died 1960 (maker)
    Hunt, George, born 1892 - died 1960 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, gold, moonstones, sapphires and enamel

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs Ellen Amphlett

  • Museum number:

    M.44-1971

  • Gallery location:

    Jewellery, Rooms 91 to 93, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery, case 32, shelf A, box 7

Physical description

Brooch of silver, gold, moonstones, sapphires and enamel, in the form of a figure of eight.

Place of Origin

Birmingham (made)

Date

1935 (made)

Artist/maker

Hunt, George, born 1892 - died 1960 (maker)
Hunt, George, born 1892 - died 1960 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, gold, moonstones, sapphires and enamel

Dimensions

Height: 4.9 cm, Width: 8.6 cm, Depth: 1.4 cm

Descriptive line

Brooch of silver and gold set with moonstones, sapphires and decorated with enamel, designed and made by George Hunt, England, Birmingham, 1935

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Anne Pyne, 'George Hunt, Art Jeweller', in Antique Collector, February 1990
'George Edward Hunt: The Silent World of an Arts and Crafts Jeweller', Bonham's touring exhibition, 2006

Materials

Silver; Gold; Moonstone; Sapphire; Enamel

Techniques

Enamelling

Categories

Accessories; Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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