Fingernail guard with embossed floer and leaf motifs

Made:
1801-1900 in China

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Gilded brass finger nail guard, fuigree and embossed flower and leaf motifs, imitation gems in settings down front, Chinese, 1801-1900

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A68141
Materials:
brass (gilt), complete and stone
type:
finger-nail-guard
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
credit:
Glendining