Brooch, gold / amethyst / ruby / pearl / fabric, India, 1840-1860

Circular gold brooch, with amethyst flower and pearl at centre. One stone replaced with an Indian ruby. Central flower surrounded by mount decorated with beading and twisted wire. Brooch secured with bar and hook on reverse and security chain attached.

Summary

A6180
Circular gold brooch, with amethyst flower and pearl at centre. One stone replaced with an Indian ruby. Central flower surrounded by mount decorated with beading and twisted wire. Brooch secured with bar and hook on reverse and security chain attached.

Dimensions

18 mm

Source

Gift of Vivien Ellen Fitzhardinge, 1972

Cite this Object

Brooch, gold / amethyst / ruby / pearl / fabric, India, 1840-1860 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 March 2017, <https://ma.as/185401>
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