Brooch

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-100822

Description

Small gold pin depicting a sphinx head on an yellow enameled crescent enclosing a star and surmounted by a saber, screw post with fastener.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Inscription

"14K" (Stamped)

Additional Identification Number

265

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

3/8 in x 3/8 in x 5/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson

Accession Number

1941.708

Reference Notes

For more information on the Egyptian Revival in America see Fales, Martha Gandy, "American Jewelry, 1600-1900," (1995): 353-356.