Bow brooch, Anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1675

Bow brooch, Anonymous, c. 1650 - c. 1675

gold (metal), h 7.7cm × w 9.8cm × t 1.8cm. More details

Much of this brooch is painted with enamel. Both its shape and the floral patterns are taken from a print by the famous French designer Gilles Légaré. The jeweller devised the colours of the enamel himself, choosing white, pink and black tones to set off the red rubies and white pearls.


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