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Brooch

Object Number: 
Z.2267.8
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Mother of pearl, silver, gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 4.8 x 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Horizontal oval mother of pearl brooch with silver gilt bezel and frame, with hinged pin and hook on reverse; carving on mother of pearl depicts a simple flower in front of a fan of leaves, with an out-facing flower on either side; frame has incised beaded swag all around.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Sarah S. Lyon, 1958
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group