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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Chased gold brooch in the form of a clinker-built sculling punt.

  • Date

    • 1880 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 6.5 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Gere et al 1984 807 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

    See treatments 

    Treatment date

    7 March 1994

    Reason for treatment

    Permanent Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    Clean to remove tarnish. ..


    1984 Greasy and dirty: RAR 1992 Greasy and dirty: CRE 1994 Slight tarnish: PMM

    Treatment details

    1984 RAR: Cleaned with Detarol EDTA 10% in water. Washed with tap water. Dried with tissue. 1992 CRE: Tarnish removed with Hotel silver dip (acidified thiourea), washed with tap water, and dried with paper tissues. 1994 PMM: Tarnish removed with swabs of Hotel silver dip (acidified thiourea), and rinsed with swabs of distilled water. Swabbed with acetone.

    About these records 

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • HG.562 (masterlist number)


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