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Brooch

Brooch

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George John Cayley, born 1826 - died 1878 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Iron inlaid with gold and silver, in a silver frame,

  • Credit Line:

    Miss Violet Cayley bequest

  • Museum number:

    M.371-1911

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Lozenge-shaped brooch of iron inlaid with a design of stylised ivy leaves in gold and silver on the front, and backed with silver.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1850-1870 (made)

Artist/maker

George John Cayley, born 1826 - died 1878 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Iron inlaid with gold and silver, in a silver frame,

Marks and inscriptions

'M.A.Cayley/XIV Dean's Yd/Westminster/10/ Reward'
Inscribed on back.

Dimensions

Height: 4.1 cm, Width: 4.1 cm, Depth: 1.1 cm

Descriptive line

Brooch of iron inlaid with silver and gold, made by George Cayley, England, 1850-1870.

Materials

Iron; Silver; Gold

Subjects depicted

Ivy

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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