Arts & Crafts Peacock Brooch
Attributed to WILLIAM THOMAS BLACKBAND (1885-1945)

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Arts & Crafts Peacock Brooch
Attributed to WILLIAM THOMAS BLACKBAND (1885-1945)

Silver Enamel

W  3.70 cm (1.46 in)  |  L  2.20 cm (0.87 in)

Origin British, c. 1910
Case Fitted Case
Condition Very good
Weight 11.00 Grams

This little Peacock brooch is probably a protective amulet against the Evil Eye, a Nazar. The whimsical enamel Peacock is surrounded by Celtic silver whorls typical of W.T.Blackband.

Literature:
cf. Arthur & Georgie Gaskin, City Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham, 1982, page 86

Price Code

Ref No   6211

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