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Brooch

Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    Malta (made)

  • Date:

    1860-1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Sheet gold with open gold filigree

  • Museum number:

    1451-1873

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This was bought for £2 5s. at the International Exhibition, London, 1872.

Physical description

Gold brooch of horizontal lozenge shape, decorated on the front with open filigree curls and rosettes. The back is flat sheet gold.

Place of Origin

Malta (made)

Date

1860-1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Sheet gold with open gold filigree

Marks and inscriptions

Initials, possibly 'G.M'.
Mark of unidentified maker.
On pin.

Illegible mark
On catch.

Dimensions

Height: 3.6 cm, Width: 5.7 cm brooch, Depth: 1.4 cm, Width: 7.0 cm pin

Descriptive line

Lozrenge-shaped gold filigree brooch, Malta, 1860-1870.

Materials

Gold

Techniques

Filigree

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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