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What is this?

Stick pin with serpent and baroque pearl.

This is a stick pin from France. It is dated ca. 1867 and we acquired it in 1983. Gift from the Thomas W. Evans Collection from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

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Its medium is

gold pavé-set with diamonds, enamel, fresh-water pearl

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 8.8 x 2.2 x 2.4 cm (3 7/16 x 7/8 x 15/16 in.)

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Stick Pin (France), ca. 1867 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 March 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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