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Brooch fragment and pin set

Object Number: 
INV.4985a-c
Date: 
1875-1925
Medium: 
Metal, porcelain, enamel
Dimensions: 
overall (brooch): 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 5.7 x 3.5 cm ) overall (pin, assembled): 3/8 x 1/2 in. ( 1 x 1.3 c
Marks: 
inlayed: top of brooch, center of banner: "7" cast: across top of brooch: "(illeg.)" stamped: reverse of brooch, center: "DIEGES & CLUST / 23 JOHN ST. / N.Y."
Description: 
Oval metal fraternal brooch fragment and pin set; brooch with hook and pin attachment (pin missing), cast with the image of a bearded man with a close fitting cap of red enamel inlay, posed in front of white ceramic bull's horns, flanked by dancing tailed devil with triton on both sides, a banner above his head with red enamel inlay "7" at the center, illegible letters across the top of the brooch; pin in 2 parts, the face of the pin screws into its shank, also with the image of a bearded man with red enamel inlay close-fitting cap, with a row of turquoise blue enamel dots across his forehead, posed in front of white ceramic bull's horns, with circular shank on reverse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group