1919 Antique Sterling Silver & Enamel Brooch House of Clare Maker Arthur Fenwick Birmingham Hallmarks Welsh Latin Mott
Front of the brooch has the de Clare family shield of red and yellow chevrons surmounted by an angel. Around the edge of the brooch is a Latin and Welsh bi-lingual motto: +JUVAT INTERGROS ACCEDERE FONTES + NERTH GWLAD EI GWYBODAU. This translates as A nation's strength is in its learning.... the motto of the University of South Wales & Monmouthshire, founded in the early 1880s.
Measurements ±: 3.5 cm x 2.3 cm
Condition: Lovely antique condition. Please take a look at the pictures as part of the description.
Country: Great Britain
Hallmarked: English silver hallmarks for Birmingham 1919, (date letter "u")
Maker: Silversmiths initials "AF" Arthur Fenwick
Material: silver (0.925)
Weight ±: 6.62 g.
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