Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
1800-1900
Medium 
Mother of pearl, silver, gilt
Dimensions 
Overall: 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 1.3 x 4.8 x 3.5 cm )
Description 
Horizontal oval mother of pearl brooch with silver gilt bezel and frame, with hinged pin and hook on reverse; carving on mother of pearl depicts a simple flower in front of a fan of leaves, with an out-facing flower on either side; frame has incised beaded swag all around.
Credit Line 
Gift of Sarah S. Lyon, 1958
Object Number 
Z.2267.8
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group