Robert Allison of Iona, large silver purple paste set Scottish plaid brooch, Glasgow 1948

£165.00

Robert Allison of Iona, a large silver purple paste set Scottish plaid brooch, Glasgow 1948, stamped ‘RA‘ in an oval for Robert Allison, the brooch 5.9 cm diameter, the round amethyst coloured paste approximately 2 cm diameter, each arm of the cross motif containing a long necked bird

Robert Allison registered his mark in Glasgow in November 1941 so this is a relatively early piece and is also of an impressive scale.

Description

Robert Allison of Iona, a large silver purple paste set Scottish plaid brooch, Glasgow 1948, stamped ‘RA‘ in an oval for Robert Allison, the brooch 5.9 cm diameter, the round amethyst coloured paste approximately 2 cm diameter, each arm of the cross motif containing a long necked bird

Robert Allison registered his mark in Glasgow in November 1941 so this is a relatively early piece and is also of an impressive scale.