A livery badge with a swan modelled in gold, with white enamel for feathers and black for eyes and feet.
The Dunstable Swan Jewel by Unknown Artist, early 15th century
© British Museum
- Gold & enamel
- 3 x 4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £666 ( Total: £5,000)
- Acquired in:
The chain an coronet attached to the swan's neck are in gold. The brooch has a pin-attachment at the back.
Found during excavations on the site of a Dominican Priory in the centre of Dunstable, 1965; Mr J.B Stevens.