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Brooch

Maker:
Attributed to Maison Rouvenat of Paris
Date:
ca. 1867
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Gold, enamel, diamonds
Dimensions:
Diameter: 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Bequest of Xenophon Leonidas Mavroidi, 1946
Accession Number:
47.99
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on back of circle, in script: M. Mavroidi, 1868/Alexandie

Marking: [1] F S in a diamond (unidentified maker);
[2] eagle's head (Paris restricted warranty mark for gold, 1847 to date);
[3] K 3724

Location of marks:
[1]: on hook for pin
[2]: on pin and on rim of brooch near hook
[3]: stamped in center of back
Xenophon Leonidas Mavroidi (until 1946; bequeathed to MMA)
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