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Brooch (Italy), mid-19th century

This is a Brooch. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is carved shell, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. John Innes Kane. It is credited Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Earrings, 2014
  • white gold, cameos, diamonds.
  • Courtesy of FD Gallery.
  • 20.2015.4a/c

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6 x 3.3 x 1.4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Brooch (Italy), mid-19th century; carved shell, gold; H x W x D: 6 x 3.3 x 1.4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 5/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1920-19-119

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