Hollow spherical cast silver-gilt bead with cylindrical perforation. Decorated in two hemispheres in applied filigree ornament, each hemisphere with four circlets containing three smaller circlets, and with projecting knops at the centres of the circlets and between the larger ones, some of these knops now missing. Traces of gilding remain. Silver content 91%.

An00019069 001 l

Thing

Made Of
silver
Type of Thing
bead
Techniques
filigree, cast, gilded

People

Acquired From
Hudson, F T to The British Museum

Place

Found In
Scruton
Made In
England

Time

Acquired In
2002
Made
16thC

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