The Wasperton treasure by Unknown Artist

Collection of sixty-six brooches of ten different types.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Art Fund grant:
£9,500 ( Total: £37,814)
Acquired in:
1990
Vendor:
Trustees of the Lucy Price Foundation

Includes a belt buckle, a shield boss and 66 womens' brooches of ten different types -saucer, applied, square-headed,cruciform, small-long, disc, bow-tie and pendant - all made of bronze.

Provenance

Excavated at Wasperton, 1981-4; Lucy Prior Foundation of Baginton.

Venue details

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

Entry details

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