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Brooch in Original Case

1981.58 (RS8493)

Description

Gold brooch in the shape of an eagle with splayed wings and holding a serpent in its beak, set with cabochon cut rubies, emeralds, turquoises and chrysoprase.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1869-1875
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
pins (jewelry)
Dimensions
1 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.58
GUSN
102860
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.

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