Bar pin

Object Number: 
Z.2267.2
Date: 
1725-1800
Medium: 
Metal, chalcedony, pearl
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 1 x 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Metal bar pin with oval black onyx cameo at the center, with hinged pin and hook on reverse; cameo depicts a female bust in stomacher in three-quarter view, flanked by a single seed pearl on each side; there is a fleur-de-lis shaped leaf on each side of the pearls, each end has three-lobed scallop shape.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sarah S. Lyon, 1958
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group