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White-metal gilt and inlaid disc brooch

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posted on 26.10.2021, 15:07 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Silver-gilt circular brooch, diam. 2.1cm. Decorated with equal-armed cross of ungilded silver, arms each with three rows of nielloed triangles, circular cell at centre containing flat cut garnet. Space between arms filled with chip-carved contour lines. Whole encircled with hatched ridge inside low rim. On back, normal attachment for now milling coil and pin, catchplate broken.

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Grave ID

Guilton Grave Unk

Object ID

M6214

Catalogue Number

M 6214

Material

white metal, gilt, garnet, inlay, niello (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; silver, gilt, niello, garnet) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

other brooches (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; brooch) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

brooch

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