Otter's paw mounted on brooch

Made:
1580-1650
Otter's paw, gold(?) mounted as a brooch, said to be Elizabethan, from the 17th century museum collection of Sir Otter's paw, gold(?) mounted as a brooch, said to be Elizabethan, from the 17th century museum collection of Sir Group of various amulets, used to prevent/cure various diseases & ailments and bring good fortune. In the centre is a

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Otter's paw, gold(?) mounted as a brooch, said to be Elizabethan, from the 17th century museum collection of Sir
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Otter's paw, gold(?) mounted as a brooch, said to be Elizabethan, from the 17th century museum collection of Sir
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Group of various amulets, used to prevent/cure various diseases & ailments and bring good fortune. In the centre is a
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Otter's paw, gold or brass clasp, mounted as a brooch with star decoration, said to be Elizabethan, from the 17th century museum collection of Sir Vanhattem of Dinton Hall, Buckinghamshire, English, 1580-1650