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Clasp

Clasp

  • Museum number:

    953-1884

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

CLASP. Embossed, silver-gilt composed of two bosses with end pieces set with ribbed coral, pendants with red beads. Hook and eye fastening. Saracenic? L. 6 ¾ in., H. 4 in. Bought (St. Maurice Collⁿ), 2l.

Description taken from ‘List of Objects in the Art Division, South Kensington Museum acquired during the Year 1884’. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1885. p. 91

Dimensions

Length: 13 1/4 in

Object history note

Bought from the collection of Gaston de St Maurice (1831-1905) in 1884.

Descriptive line

Silver gilt clasp somposed of two bosses, set with ribbed coral and red beads.

Materials

Silver gilt; Coral

Techniques

Embossed; Technique; Technique

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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