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

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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

235 mm
50 mm
40 mm

Production

Goss, Bronwyn 1988

History

Exhibited in 1988 at the Contemporary Jewellery Gallery, Sydney.
Contemporary Jewellery Gallery

Source

Purchased with funds donated by Yasuko Myer, 1988
24 November, 1988

Cite this Object

Belt pouch, brass, gilding metal, 24 carat fire-gilding with patina, Bronwyn Goss, Perth, Western Australia, 1988 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 September 2017, <https://ma.as/81530>
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