Brooch

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-24226

Description

Black onyx bar pin set with a gold lily-of-the-valley. The stem is embellished with a gold ribbon. The leaves and each floret are augmented with seed pearls.The stems are each worked in gold wire and are dimensional, rising above the plane of the pin. The pin closes on the reverse with a hinged pin and C-hook.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brooches
pins (jewelry)
gold (metal)
onyx (mineral)
pearl (animal material)
soldering
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Jet
Gold Plate
Molded
Soldered
Lily of the Valley
Seed Pearl
Brooch

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

0.5 x 0.125 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5110