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

Not On View

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