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Brooch

19th century imitating 16th century


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

5 x 8.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.224a-b

Medium or Technique

Enamel

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

Heart-shaped, the centre of blue enamel set with a Limoges enamel miniature surrounded by tiny rose diamonds. Around the outside are Hs in gold separated by sapphires. The chain and medallion at the top repeat this design. A frame (b) can be attached to the back to make a brooch. Mark: A P, stork between in a diamond.

Provenance

By 1883, Mrs. Francis C. Foster; 1916, gift of Mrs. Francis C. Foster to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis C. Foster