Brooch card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Brooch

M7351

Currently not on display

Information

Silver-gilt circular brooch found in a woman's grave in Postling, Kent. Same mould as M7375. Decoration in the central cell with white paste, all around it three radiating wedge-shaped cells with flat garnets on chequered gold foil. Between these cells is decoration of three Style I type creatures with helmet heads (2 with nose bars, one without), schematic body and praised leg. The brooch is enclosed with a nicked ridge inside a flat rim with single row of nielloed triangles. No trace of wear on the brooch. At the back there is al simple catchplate with a broken attachment for the missing pin.