Brooch

Italian (Rome)
about 1863
Innocenti


Object Place: Europe, Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 5.1 cm (3 1/2 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

15.232

Medium or Technique

Micromosaic of glass tesserae, gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Mosaic medallion of polychrome birds on a branch, white ground. Elaborate setting of scrolls and grapevine with three long pendants.

Markings

Marked "INNOCENTI" in oval

Provenance

Purchased in Rome in 1883 by Miss C. L. French; 1915, bequest of Miss C. L. French to the Museum of Fine Arts.

Credit Line

Bequest of Caroline Louise Williams French