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Description

Gold pin in the form of a twisted grape vine w/ a bunch of pink coral grapes at center. The shape of the pin is roughly oval. The vine is etched so it looks like stylized bark.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1900
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
carving (processes)
coral (material)
corals (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
molding (forming)
polishing
soldering
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
BROOCH
brooches
Carved
carving (processes)
Coral
coral (material)
corals (animals)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (metal)
Gold Plate
Grape Bunches
Molded
molding (forming)
pins (jewelry)
Polished
polishing
Soldered
soldering
Victorian
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
1.375 x 1.25 x 0.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5139
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24257

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