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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Button; gold; openwork; enamelled; four of five square petals in top filled with rubies, traces of blue enamel.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 1580-1666
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Diameter: 1.1 centimetres
    • Weight: 2.2 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Tait 1976 296v bibliographic details
    • Tait 1986a 356 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G46/dc11/p2/no22

  • Exhibition history

    2013-2014 11 Oct-27 Apr, London, Museum of London, Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Button; gold; openwork; enamelled; four out of five rubies in place.

Group of Objects

Button; gold; openwork; enamelled; four out of five rubies in place.

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