London, South Kensington
23 April 2002
An Arts & Crafts mixed metal, enamel and chrysocolla brooch
of rectangular form, with silver leaf and wave border enclosing a panel enamelled in shades of green and blue to a central green, blue and brown oval Eilat stone cabochon, with yellow reverse panel, in a case, the lining printed, THE GUILD OF HANDICRAFT Ld., 16A Brook Street, Bond Street W., WORKS: ESSEX HOUSE, Chipping Campden, Glos.
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Eilat stone is chrysocolla intergrown with turquoise and malachite, found north of Eilat in Israel.
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