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GEORGE EDWARD HUNT (1892 - 1960)

The Medusa Brooch/Pendant


GEORGE EDWARD HUNT (1892 - 1960)

The Medusa Brooch/Pendant

Silver, gold, enamel, citrine, sapphires, garnets, pink topaz, chalcedony, pearlsl

H  9.50cm (3.74 in)  |  W  8.50cm (3.35 in)

Origin British, c. 1930

"The Medusa brooch/pendant which is so large it hung on a wall in Dorothy Hunt's house. Silver and gold set with coloured stones - sapphires, garnets, crystal, chrysoprase, the centre a carved head of Medusa the Gorgon." Anne Pyne, George Hunt, Art Jeweller, The Antique Collector, February, 1990, illustrated p. 58 fig. 6.

llustrated in our book:
Beatriz Chadour-Sampson & Sonya Newell-Smith, Tadema Gallery London Jewellery from the 1860s to 1960s, Arnoldsche Art Publishers, Stuttgart 2021, p. 203
Elyse Zorn Karlin, Jewelry & Metalwork in the Arts & Crafts Tradition 1993, illustrated p. 72

Acquired by The Toledo Museum of Art

Price Code

Ref No   416