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Chatelaine fragment (hook)

Chatelaine fragment (hook)
Title
Chatelaine fragment (hook)
Date 
1650-1750
Medium 
Gold
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 3/4 in. ( 8.9 x 6.7 x 1.9 cm )
Description 
Chased gold chatelaine fragment (hook only); bell shaped hook-plate with robed allegorical figure in maritime setting holding a ship's anchor, surrounded with floral and scroll design; bail fittings for chain suspension across the bottom.
Object Number 
Z.2091
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group