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88/1048 Belt pouch, brass, gilding metal, 24 carat fire-gilding with patina, Bronwyn Goss, Perth, Western Australia, 1988. Click to enlarge.

Belt pouch, brass, gilding metal, 24 carat fire-gilding with patina, Bronwyn Goss, Perth, Western Australia, 1988

Made by Goss, Bronwyn in Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 1988.

Belt pouch, brass, gilding metal, 24 carat fire-gilding with patina, Bronwyn Goss, Perth, Western Australia, 1988.
Chain mail belt pouch of brass and gilding metal, 24 carat gold fire gilding and patina. Conical form, suspended from a thick gilded ring (uneven diameter, approximately 50mm), and attached to a belt hook. Front of the pouch profusely decorated with short lengths of wire with ‘knobbed’ ends, which have been twisted and woven into the links. The uppermost wires show traces of gilding...

Summary

Object No.

88/1048

Object Statement

Belt pouch, brass, gilding metal, 24 carat fire-gilding with patina, Bronwyn Goss, Perth, Western Australia, 1988

Physical Description

Belt pouch, brass, gilding metal, 24 carat fire-gilding with patina, Bronwyn Goss, Perth, Western Australia, 1988.
Chain mail belt pouch of brass and gilding metal, 24 carat gold fire gilding and patina. Conical form, suspended from a thick gilded ring (uneven diameter, approximately 50mm), and attached to a belt hook. Front of the pouch profusely decorated with short lengths of wire with 'knobbed' ends, which have been twisted and woven into the links. The uppermost wires show traces of gilding; the whole object dark brown/black patinated.

Dimensions

Height

235 mm

Width

50 mm

Depth

40 mm

History

Notes

Exhibited in 1988 at the Contemporary Jewellery Gallery, Sydney.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased with funds donated by Yasuko Myer, 1988

Acquisition Date

24 November 1988

Cite this Object

Harvard

Belt pouch, brass, gilding metal, 24 carat fire-gilding with patina, Bronwyn Goss, Perth, Western Australia, 1988 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 April 2019, <https://ma.as/81530>

Wikipedia

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