George Edward Hunt, an Arts and Crafts rock crystal set silver brooch, English, circa 1918, unmarked, 4.2 cm by 3.8 cm SOLD
Although unmarked the attribution can be made absolute as a similar brooch, set with mother of pearl, hallmarked for George Hunt, Birmingham 1918, was illustrated in the exhibition ‘George Edward Hunt-The Silent World of an Arts and Crafts Jeweller’. Exhibit 12, text page 14, illustration page 15. This represents the early part in George Hunt’s professional career after leaving college. A copy of the catalogue will be included as part of the purchase price.