Two Gold Armillae by Unknown Artist

Two gold armillae in spiral 'spring' form.

Details

Medium:
Gold
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £1,925)
Acquired in:
1959
Vendor:
Christie's

Known as the Malspa Torcs, discovered at New Egerton Hall while digging foundations of a barn in 1829.

Provenance

From the collection of Sir Philip Grey Egerton

Venue details

Manchester Museum The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, MANCHESTER Greater Manchester M13 9PL 0161 275 2648 www.manchester.ac.uk/museum

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm
Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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