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annular brooch

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Annular brooch; gold; hoop in form of sixteen conjoined concave roundels, each set with small cabochon emerald in centre; pin rests on an applied leaf.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1300-1500
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 26.22 millimetres
    • Weight: 3.12 grammes
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2016 Oct – 2017 Feb, Spain, CaixaForum Madrid, Medieval Europe,
    2017 Mar – Jun, Spain, CaixaForum Barcelona, Medieval Europe,
    2017 Jul – Oct, Spain, CaixaForum Zaragoza, Medieval Europe.
    2015 - 2016 11 Dec- 10 Apr, Australia, Brisbane, Queensland Museum, Medieval Europe, power and legacy.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • 1849,0303.34 (Acq.Vol 2)
Ring brooch; gold; set with ruby and hands clasping an opal; inscribed.

Group of Objects

Ring brooch; gold; set with ruby and hands clasping an opal; inscribed.

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