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Brooch

Object Number: 
1923.62
Date: 
ca. 1788
Medium: 
Gold
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 4.1 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on coins: Dutch words and images
Description: 
Gold brooch comprising 3 Dutch gold coins which Francis Adrian Van der Kemp (1752-1829) had in his purse upon landing in New York on his arrival from Holland to America in 1788.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group