Brooch fragment and pin set
Metal, porcelain, enamel
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
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.
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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.