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Badge

1900-1901 This is a brass Brighton Corporation Tramways cap badge, of the word 'Motorman' and was made between 1900 and 1901. Motorman was a term used to describe a driver of the trams. The badge would have been worn beneath the Brighton Corporation Tramways logo b

Hair Ornament

c1900 THIS HAIR ORNAMENT WAS STOLEN IN AUGUST 2007 - PLEASE CONTACT BRIGHTON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION - THANK YOU. This gold hair clip is set with diamonds, beryl and coloured enamels. It was designed by Louis Gautrait around 1900. The h

Hair Ornament

c1900 THIS HAIR ORNAMENT WAS STOLEN IN AUGUST 2007 - PLEASE CONTACT BRIGHTON MUSEUM & ART GALLERY IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION - THANK YOU. This hair ornament in the form of a dragonfly is made in gilt metal and set with opals, quartz and coloured enamels. It da

Dresser

c1900 This dresser was designed by C.F.A.Voysey around 1900 and made by Thomas Elsley & Co. It is in oak with brass fittings. Voysey's hallmark, the pierced heart motif, can be seen in the dresser's strap hinges. The carved, square tops on the corner posts of t

Bowl

1900 This silver, two-handled bowl, was designed by Kate Harris for William Hutton & Sons in 1900. The body of the bowl is pierced with foliage and holds a green glass liner. The bowl is used to illustrate the history of modern design.

Scent Bottle and Stopper

c1900 This scent bottle with stopper dates from around 1900. It was designed by Emile Galle. It is made from grey and yellow glass overlaid with red, cut with design of ferns. The scent bottle is used to illustrate the history of modern design.

Writing Desk

c1900 In 1879 Majorelle, who had trained as a painter, inherited his father's cabinetmaking business, specialising in reproduction furniture. He began making modern furniture in the late 1880s, possibly influenced by Galle. The flowing lines of this desk, circa

Cabinet

c1900 This display cabinet of around 1900 was designed by Louis Majorelle and made by his own workshops. It is produced in mahogany, inlaid with fruitwood marquetry, with brass fittings. The silk backing it now has was not present at the time of its manufacture

Etagere or Display Stand

c1900 The designer of this oak display stand is not known, but it dates from around 1900. It is carved with leaves and flowers which are partially gilt. The two lower shelves have an asymmetrical carved edge and tops incised with a 'whiplash' motif. The stand i

Candelabrum

c1900 This pewter candelabrum is one of a pair in the museums' collection. It is designed to hold five lights and is modelled with stylized plant forms. It was produced around 1900 by the firm of J. P. Kayser, who traded under the name Kayserzinn.

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