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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Badge

1650-75 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Enamelled gold badge depicting on the obverse the Holy Family and on the reverse a Maltese cross in white enamel, in the style of Giuseppe Bruno, an enameller from Messina (active 1652-82).


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Enamelled gold
Brief Description
Badge of the Order of Malta in enamelled gold in the style of Giuseppe Bruno, Italy, Sicily, 1650-75
Physical Description
Enamelled gold badge depicting on the obverse the Holy Family and on the reverse a Maltese cross in white enamel, in the style of Giuseppe Bruno, an enameller from Messina (active 1652-82).
Dimensions
  • Height: 7.6cm
  • Width: 6.4cm
  • Depth: 0.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
French warranty mark for 1838 onwards
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
1285-1871

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record createdAugust 3, 2005
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