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Brooch and earrings in case (demi-parure)

Object Number: 
INV.12540a-d
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Metal, shell (possibly ivory); leather, velvet
Dimensions: 
Overall (brooch): 3 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in. (7.6 x 4.4 x 1.3 cm) each (earing): 1 3/8 x 5/8 in. (3.5 x 1.6 cm) Case: 3 3/4 x
Description: 
Brooch and earrings in case (demi-parure); oval plaques of cream-colored shell (possibly ivory) carved with flower and fruit motifs; metal frames around the plaques, decorated with scrolling foliate motifs; brown leather fitted case lined with taupe velvet; case lid missing; latch closure.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group