Annular brooch by Unknown Artist

This charming small gold annular brooch is decorated with six semi-precious stones, which are unusually still in place.


Details

Medium:
Gold, sapphire & garnet/ruby
Dimensions:
Diameter: 2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£700 ( Total: £2,800)
Acquired in:
2010
Vendor:
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

It was found in Warwickshire and is the first brooch of this type to be recorded in the county. It enhances the Museum’s small, but significant group of items of personal ornament from the Medieval period.

Provenance

Found by a metal detectorist near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire and declared Treasure in 2009.

Venue details

Market Hall Museum Market Place, WARWICK Warwickshire CV34 4SA 01926 412500 www.warwickshire.gov.uk/museum

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10.00am – 5.00pm.

Sun, 10.00am – 5.00pm (Apr – Sep)

Closed on Mondays except Bank Holidays.

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