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The badge is in the form of the crest of Cholmondeley: on a wreath gold and gules a demi griffin sable (armed gold) holding a close helmet silver garnished gold. It is modeled in low relief with gilt and enameled tinctures. The badge is formed of a sheet, chased, embossed, cut, pierced,...

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Provenance

Purchased from Asprey, PLC, London, May 22, 1989, Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), about 1600–25

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); W. 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.); D. 1.2 cm (1/2 in.); Weight 19.8 gm (13 dwt)

Accession Number

1989.145

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt and enameled

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver