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One of a pair of silver-gilt hanging buttons (1868,0309.104-5); spherical, with applied beading and twisted wire, loop for suspension and two pierced holes in top half.
- Made in: Sweden
- Height: 3.1 centimetres
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription ContentNR in a rectangle
Inscription CommentProbably N. Ramberg, Lund, mark recorded 1803-47, see Sigfrid Svensson, 'Folkligt dräktsilver Ur Kulturens samlingar', Västerås 1978, p. 95.
Order of objects in photograph (left to right):
For 'hanging-buttons' see curator's comments for 1868.0309.95
'Received from the Trustees of the Christy Collection in exchange for duplicates from Haslar Hospital.' (acquisitions register for 1868,0309). For explanation see 1868,0309.4. The register also notes that these pieces were 'all from Norway'; they are all made in Sweden. Norway was still united to Sweden until 1905 which may explain the confusion.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCM700
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