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CAMEO BROOCH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Brooch set with a cameo. The gold setting is a plain band decorated with leaves and fruit in relief at the top, and bottom. At both sides is one small leaf. The shell cameo shows a landscape with a young woman sitting under a tree. In the distance is a wall, a village and other trees. The pin at the back is missing.

Category:
jewelry
Object name:
CAMEO BROOCH
Made from:
Gold -- cameo
Made in:
ITALY
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
5.1 cm (2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.9
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973