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1998.4830 (RS23004)

Description

Shell shaped brass pin w/ etched and enameled red rooster's head; rooster w/ open beak w/ inscription "BONJOUR" above its head; clasp on back but missing pin.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
enameling
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Enameled
enameling
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
PIN
pins (fasteners)
pins (jewelry)
red jungle fowl
Rooster
Dimensions
1.25 x 1.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4830
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23873

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