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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. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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.)

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18801011/ |title=Stick Pin, "Pearl scarf pin with snake", ca. 1867 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=3 September 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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