Shell or Moon Gorget
John Lumsden (Canadian, active about 1804)
Object Place: Montreal, Canada
Other (Overall): 11.1cm (4 3/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Slightly concave circular disk with two buttons in upper part. Bright cut and engraved: design around edge, tree in center with squirrel on top twig, dog seated on hanches at left, and indian at right shooting with with bow and arrow. Marked at foot of tree, lion passant to right and IL in rectangle.
Marked at foot of tree, lion passant to right and IL in rectangle.
Early history unknown prior to its gift to the Museum in 1936. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herbert Edes, 1936.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Herbert Edes