- Museum number
Chased gold and platinum brooch set with a pearl in the form of a squirrel sitting on a branch, with cabochon ruby eyes. In the original leather case labelled on silk.
- Production date
- 1890 (circa)
Width: 3.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift (Gere et al 1984) no. 804:
J. W. Benson, clock- and watch-makers, became retail jewellers in 1874 and merged in 1897 with Alfred Benson and Henry Webb, who had acquired Hunt & Roskell's premises at 156 New Bond Street. (Charlotte Gere).
The display case is marked with the blind-stamp ‘QR’ for Quinn & Romer, 28, Newman Street, London, 1876–87
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- N Bloom & Son, 153 New Bond Street, London W1. Original invoice for £100 to Anne Hull Grundy dated 26.6.1973, described as 'Victorian gold and pearl squirrel on log brooch'.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: HG.150 (masterlist number)