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brooch

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2012,8045.26

  • Description

    Brooch, silver, of triangular form, forged from one strip of silver including the pin which slots into a catch the back of the vertical arm, which is set with a moonstone at the top in a simple collet setting.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1958 (designed, circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Width: 5.5 centimetres
    • Height: 7.4 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        lettering
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Content

        TORUN GEORG JENSEN [oval signet] 925 S DENMARK 373
      • Inscription Comment

        oval signet in use after 1945
  • Curator's comments

    The Jensen design number is 373..
    See David A. Taylor (ed), 'Georg Jensen Jewelry', New York 2005, cat. 310, p. 287, as designed c. 1958.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2012

  • Acquisition notes

    According to a note by the donor, this was purchased from Royal Copenhagen, London, on 11 December 1995 together with a Tapio Wirkkala vase by Venini.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    2012,8045.26

Brooch, silver, triangular form with a moonstone...

Brooch, silver, triangular form with a moonstone...

Reproduced by permission of the artist. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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