- Museum number
Three-colour gold (or possibly gold-plated) brooch in the form of a tiger with ruby eyes amidst jungle vegetation of chased gold on a polished gold background. Image bottom left.
- Production date
- 1880 (circa)
Width: 4.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from catalogue of the Hull Grundy Gift (Gere et al 1984) no 792: Probably made in Calcutta.
Recent research suggests that this piece is more likely to have been made in Europe or America.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Phillips Auctioneers, Blenstock House, Blenheim Street, London W1. Original invoice for £16 to Anne Hull Grundy dated 21.12.1954, described as 'Lot 30; tiger in jungle brooch'. HG mss note 'made in Calcutta'.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: HG.825 (masterlist number)