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1909

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Brooch (England), 1909

This is a Brooch. It was made by Charles Horner Ltd., English, 1867-1984. It is dated 1909 and we acquired it in 2013. Its medium is cut and entwined ribbon silver, with basse-taille enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Pretty Thought in a Variety of Shapes.

This object was donated by Judy Francis Zankel. It is credited Gift of Judy Francis Zankel.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 3.8 x 3.2 x 0.6 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

CH and Assay Marks for Chester, England, 1909

Cite this object as

Brooch (England), 1909; Made by Charles Horner Ltd. ; cut and entwined ribbon silver, with basse-taille enamel; H x W x D: 3.8 x 3.2 x 0.6 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.); Gift of Judy Francis Zankel; 2013-55-5

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