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Brooch

Object Number: 
Z.2300.10
Date: 
1820-1840
Medium: 
Gold, shell
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Brooch of 3 shell cameos carved with putti; set in gold decorated with cannetille filigree; gold pin attachment.
Gallery Label: 
This object probably was worn by Adelaide L. Livingston (1852-1909), ancestor of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston, Sr. 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group