Two roundels with half-figures in the facade. The roundels are circumscribed LORENZO GHIBERTI and BENVENUTO CELLINI.
- Lorenzo Ghiberti (Pelago 1378 - Florence 1455), born Lorenzo di Bartolo,Florentine Italian goldsmith and sculptor, best known as the creator of the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the 'Gates of Paradise'
- Benvenuto Cellini (Florence 1500 - Florence 1571), Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier and musician
The first occupant of the building was William Spurrier, a reputable silversmith and an electroplater.
- Julius Alfred Chatwin (1830-1907),
Architect of many famous Birmingham buildings
Location (N 52°28'52" - W 1°54'1")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: gbwm066; Photograph: 24 June 2014
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