Brooch card



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Large silver-gilt trumpet brooch . Elaborate scroll pattern on head (two large open scrolls with complex moulding inside; separated by two trumpet-like mouldings. Central petalled knop. The lower bow in triangular in section and has two curvilinear relief-moulded designs resembling stylised waves, with projecting points, and diminishing in size toward the foot. Extensive evidence of parcel gilting. Terminates in petalled foot. The pin and head loop are missing. The catchplate has 6 or 7 perforations,which form part of ?zoomorphic decorative element on one side.