- Museum number
Chased gold cravat-pin with the head in the form of a pointer.
- Production date
- 1850 (circa)
Length: 8.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift (Gere et al 1984) no. 787
Possibly modelled by Hubert Obry (1808-53), see Vever 1908-12 (1, pp. 313-16) (Charlotte Gere).
Compare with 1978,1002.559
Possibly gold-plated - J. Rudoe.
See C. Johns, 'Dogs. History, Myth, Art', British Museum 2008, p. 139.
See also C. Gere & J. Rudoe, 'Jewellery in the Age of Queen Victoria: A Mirror to the World', London, British Museum, 2010, fig. 93D, p.134. Caption: ‘Group of twelve stick-pins, mainly sporting and commemorative. European, 1830–1900.’
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: HG.558 (masterlist number)