Oval pressed horn/composition brooch

Details
Object number
WCHL : 276.2
Country
Date
1842 - 1883

Description

A mid 19th century oval pressed horn/compoisition brooch. This brooch takes the form of a cross set on an oval pierced surround with a centre piece decorated with a floral design. The oval surround is finished with 16 balls or beads, one of which is missing. The metal pin on the back of the brooch has a lozenge mark. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Dimensions
Width
40mm
Height
48mm
Depth
20mm
Method
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