Gold coloured metal brooch
["Coat-brooch / Sh - bust on a / cross" (accompanying note)]
The M.H. Spielmann Collection; given to the Garrick Club by Lincoln Kirstein, 1983
Ashton (with the help of Gertrud Seidmann), "The M H Spielmann Collection of Shakespeare Portraits." c.1982. Unpublished manuscript in the Garrick Club Library, Garrick Club Box 4, No.12
A coat-broach showing a three-quarter profile of Shakespeare looking to the right, mounted on a Maltese cross. Both the bust and the cross are stamped and they are attached together by two small arms on the verso. The detailing of the bust is good.