Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
1810-1820
Medium 
Shell, copper, other metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 1.9 x 6.4 x 4.8 cm )
Description 
Pink and white oval shell cameo brooch with hinged pin and hook on reverse; cameo depicts battle scene with warriors in 2 different forms of uniform, 4 figures are mounted, 1 with a sword and shield, 1 with a battle axe and fork tongued banner, 2 hold a dagger and shield, 2 warriors are on the ground, 1 fighting with dagger and shield, the other lying down beneath a horse and holding a dagger; the cameo is set in a copper bezel with baluster shaped outer edge; pin and hook on reverse are of other metal.
Credit Line 
Gift of Captain E. Potter in memory of his mother, Mary N. Potter
Object Number 
1933.41
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group