Cameo brooch

Italian
19th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 5 x 1.6 cm (1 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1798

Medium or Technique

Silver and shell

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Brooches

This cameo brooch is a horizontal rectangle, bezel set in silver, depicting a small bunch of five flowers including a jonquil and a tulip which emerge from multiple stems. Several different leaves are also part of the decoration. The left hand corner was broken and is poorly repaired.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grosvenor Calkins