Circular brooch & Pair of clasps by Various artists

1) A circular brooch of gold and silver, set with garnets on a filigree ground, found in the King's Field, Faversham, Kent.

Details

Medium:
Gold & silver
Dimensions:
1) 5 cm; 2) 4 cm
Art Fund grant:
£44 ( Total: £44)
Acquired in:
1916
Vendor:
Sir Hercules Read

Three cloisons are empty and the pin is missing, otherwise it is intact. 2) Pair of clasps in gold and pearls with simple hook and ring attachment. Cruciform in design, executed in cell work. Apart from a blue cabochon in the centre of each, the cloisones are empty. Steppe nomadic or Byzantine.

Provenance

Collection of Kennard

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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