Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102357

Description

This brooch is composed of a large curved section of ivory or bone cut to resemble a large animal's claw. It is set at the wider end with a yellow gold terminal decorated with bands of curved, lace-like engraved patterns. The brooch closes with a hinged pin and hook on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
ivory (tooth component)
bone (material)
gold (metal)
Brooch

Additional Identification Number

1808

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Possibly India

Dimensions

1 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1946.524

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