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Kul Oba Brooch, ca. 1875

This is a Brooch. It was made by Fortunato Pio Castellani & Sons. It is dated ca. 1875 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor, Annie Schermerhorn Kane, and various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10.8 x 4.1 cm (4 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

On reverse: Interlocked Cs in diamond form

Cite this object as

Kul Oba Brooch, ca. 1875; Made by Fortunato Pio Castellani & Sons (Italy); Italy; gold; H x W: 10.8 x 4.1 cm (4 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Anonymous Donor, Annie Schermerhorn Kane, and various donors; 1969-40-41

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