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Brooch and Earrings

1940.582a-c (RS7804)

Description

Metal convertible pendant brooch and pendant earrings, each features diamond shaped metal plaque with applied winged lion and applied metal scrolls at top, brooch features hollow back with glass on reverse for picture or hair.

Details

Label
The winged lion holding a book is a symbol for St. Mark and the city of Venice, Italy.
Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1899
Material
copper (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
copper (metal)
pins (jewelry)
SET, JEWELRY
Dimensions
2 3/4 in (C) x 1 1/16 in (A); 1 1/16 in (B); 1 3/4 in (C) x 1/8 in (A); 1/8 in (B); 3/16 in (C) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.582a-c
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner
GUSN
101063
Related Items
Title Roman Mosaic Bracelet Accession number 1940.576 Notes Jewelry and related items donated by Frederic Turner:
Title Lorgnette Accession number 1940.577
Title Tortoiseshell Necklace Accession number 1940.578
Title Wooden Chain Accession number 1940.579
Title d - Set of Jewelry Accession number 1940.580 a
Title Tortoiseshell earrings Accession number 1940.581 ab
Title c - Earrings and Brooch Accession number 1940.582 a
Title Tortoiseshell Comb Accession number 1940.585
Title Tortoiseshell Barrette Accession number 1940.586
Title Tortoiseshell Barrette Accession number 1940.587
Title c - Earring and Hair Ornament Accession number 1940.588 a
Title c - Hair pin set Accession number 1940.589 a
Title c - Necklace and Earrings Accession number 1940.590 a
Title Pair of Pins Accession number 1940.591 ab
Title Necklace Accession number 1940.592
Title Gold Ring Accession number 1940.593

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