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1998.4855 (RS22967)

Description

Pin--steel crescent moon w/ etched foliate trail and bronzed owl sitting on top of moon; pin on back (broken clasp); 2nd set of owl feet on moon (poss. 2nd owl has broken off).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
bronze (metal)
bronzing
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
bronze (metal)
Bronzed
bronzing
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Owl
owl (bird)
PIN
pins (fasteners)
pins (jewelry)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
1.25 x 2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4855
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23899

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