Brooch in Original Case

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1869-1875

GUSN

GUSN-102860

Description

Gold brooch in the shape of an eagle with splayed wings and holding a serpent in its beak, set with cabochon cut rubies, emeralds, turquoises and chrysoprase.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (jewelry)
BROOCH

Additional Identification Number

2312

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

1 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1981.58

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.