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Poppy Brooch by William Holmes*

Item Description

Silver bar brooch with a shield-shaped central plaque depicting a stylised poppy plant growing in a green field.

Commemorating the heroic dead of the First World War, the three poppy flowers together with an unopened bud are set against a purple-violet coloured sky, producing a powerful and evocative image.

Impressed on the reverse with the mark of the Birmingham silversmith William J Holmes and a Birmingham hallmark for the year 1921. 

The brooch is 6 cm wide.

Ref: 13212

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