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Brooch and earring set

Object Number: 
1940.85ab
Date: 
1820-1850
Medium: 
Metal, coral, turquoise, pearl
Dimensions: 
overall (brooch): 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 3.8 x 2.9 cm ) overall (earring): 1/2 x 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 1
Description: 
Matching brooch and wire hook earring (one missing); both have an arm of coral suspending an ornament in the shape of a grape leaf, studded with turquoise and seed pearls on metal frame; brooch has hook attachment on reverse (pin missing).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Anna Roelker
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group