- Museum number
Silver chatelaine or watch-chain (klokkeband), with filigree panels at top and bottom, with quatrefoil wire links and plaited chains; six watch keys at base, three from plain chains and three from quatrefoil links (one key missing).
- Production date
Height: 22.50 centimetres
Width: 5 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- For comparable examples from Sigdal, Buskerud county, see: R. Berge, 'Norskt Bondesylv', Oslo 1975, pl. LXXI.7.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Part of a collection of mostly Norwegian and Swedish traditional jewellery deposited at the Whitworth Art Gallery in 1898, see 'The Manchester Whitworth Insitute. Report of the Council, 1898', p. 9-10, where it is described as 'an interesting collection of what is known as Peasant Jewellery of Norway and Sweden, together with some notable specimens of the modern manufactures of the kind from workshops at Bergen'. The collection was on display at the Whitworth in 1903 (Report of the Council, 1903, p. 14), but in neither report is the donor recorded.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: MWI 17534 (former Whitworth Art Gallery inv.no.)