Object Title

Officer's gorget

Officer's gorget

Date

1771-1799

Object Number

XVI.156

Provenance

Presented by HQ Royal Scots Guards 1947. From the collection of Lord Blytheswood. Transferred from III.1229 June 1958. Transferred to the National Army Museum 28 May 1970. Returned to Leeds, 2002.

Physical Description

Of silvered brass, of a pronounced crescent shape, with a narrow flanged rim on the edge. It is pierced at either corner of suspension. Engraved on the front are the British Royal Arms of George III

Dimensions

Weight: 3 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Scratched inside M/O.

Associations

Places England