Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Brooch

Maker:
Probably by Dumoret (French)
Date:
ca. 1850–70
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Gold, diamonds, crystal, silk
Dimensions:
2 1/2 × 1 1/2 in. (6.4 × 3.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Alfred Schermerhorn, in memory of Mrs. John Gerard Coster, 1946
Accession Number:
46.101.6a, b
Not on view
Inscription: [1] AC (gold monogram set on crystal)

[2] DUMORET/JOAILLIER/DE S.M.L'EMPEREUR NAPOLEON/DE S.M. L'EMPEREUR DE RUSSIE/DE S.M. LE ROI DE WURTEMBERG/ET DE S.M. LE ROI DE PORTUGAL/5. RUE DE LA PAIX.5/PARIS [Dumoret/Jeweler/of H(is) M(ajesty) the Emperor Napoleon/ of H(is) M(ajesty) the Emperor of Russia/ of H(is) M(ajesty) the King of Wurtemberg/ and of H(is) M(ajesty) the King of Portugal/ 5 Rue de la Paix 5/Paris] (stamped inside of lid of original blue velvet box, not accessioned, that also has the initials AC stamped in gold on cover)
Mrs. Alfred Schermerhorn (until 1946; to MMA)
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