Pin

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-23873

Description

Shell shaped brass pin w/ etched and enameled red rooster's head; rooster w/ open beak w/ inscription "BONJOUR" above its head; clasp on back but missing pin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pins (fasteners)
pins (jewelry)
brass (alloy)
enameling
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
red jungle fowl
Brass
Enameled
Etched
Rooster
PIN

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.25 x 1.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4830