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1941.708 (RS7874)

Description

Small gold pin depicting a sphinx head on an yellow enameled crescent enclosing a star and surmounted by a saber, screw post with fastener.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Inscriptions
"14K" (Stamped)
Location of origin
American
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
3/8 in x 3/8 in x 5/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.708
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson
GUSN
100822
Reference Notes
For more information on the Egyptian Revival in America see Fales, Martha Gandy, "American Jewelry, 1600-1900," (1995): 353-356.
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Title Horn hair comb Accession number 1930.1686
Title Horn hair comb Accession number 1930.1687
Title Paste brooch Accession number 1941.706
Title Crescent brooch Accession number 1941.708
Title Mother of pearl cuff buttons Accession number 1941.709 ab
Title e - Coral jewelry set Accession number 1941.781 a
Title Coral brooch Accession number 1941.788
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.803
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.804
Title Tortoiseshell comb Accession number 1941.805
Title e - Four cuff links and one stud Accession number 1942.59 a

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