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Brooch

Date:
ca. 1850
Geography:
Made in United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Gold, jet, pearls, crystal, and hair
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. (2.9 x 4.1 cm) Chain: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Classification:
Jewelry
Credit Line:
Purchase, Susan and Jon Rotenstreich Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.557
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Inscription: Engraved on underside: Chas (s superscript). T. Evans, / Obt (t superscript). at sea, / Sept. 20th (th superscript with 2 dots underneath) 1852. / AE · 39 yrs.
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