Brooch

French
about 1840


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.5 x 6 x 0.7 cm (1 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

93.152

Medium or Technique

Shell, gold

On View

Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Gallery (Gallery 104)

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Italian cameo set in gold; male figure with helmet and staff before him, shield resting on ground, flying bird

Markings

Impressed, unidentified French maker's mark (possibly a P A and an animal or bird) on clasp; rams head

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Cornelia and Susan Dehon in memory of Mrs. Sidney Brooks