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JOHN HARDMAN & CO Attrib.

Gothic Revival Brooch

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JOHN HARDMAN & CO Attrib.

Gothic Revival Brooch

Gold, enamel, peridot

Diameter  3.50cm (1.38 in)

Origin British, c. 1880
Case Fitted Case

A Gothic Revival gold hexafoil shaped brooch attributed to John Hardman & Co.
The centre, set with a fine cloissone enamel 'fleur-de-lys' encircled by six peridots. Jewels of this type by Hardman are rare & were made for a small group of English Catholic families.

Literature
A similar brooch is illustrated in Gere & Munn, Artists Jewellery, Pre-Raphaelite to Arts & Crafts 1989, p. 91.

Collections
The Birmingham City Museum & Art Gallery owns similar brooches of this period acquired directly from Hardman.

Price Code

Ref No   1173

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