Fortnum's brooch by Arthur King

Following her previous generous gifts to various UK public collections through the Art Fund, Joan Hurst has donated several more pieces from her extensive and varied collection.

Details

Medium:
Gold & diamond
Acquired in:
2006
Presented by:
Joan Hurst through The Art Fund

Brooch in the form of a stylised acanthus-like leaf design in richly textured gold, lavishly studded with diamonds.

Provenance

Collection of Miss Joan Hurst.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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