Copper alloy composite disc brooch; upper sheet with repoussé foliate decoration; four tear-shaped collared blue glass cabochons with only two surviving; cast base-plate.
- Diameter: 2.7 centimetres
Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Purchased from P. Albert, who had acquired it at sale of Purnell Collection, held by Messrs Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, London, 8th May, 1872
PURNELL COLL. 1872. Catalogue of....a Collection of Works of Art and Antiquity Formed by the Late Purnell B. Purnell Esq. Stancombe Park, Gloucestershire which will be sold by auction by Messrs Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge....8th May 1872. London, p. 10 lot 150
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS12514
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