Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Stickpin

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Gold, diamonds, rubies, opal
Dimensions:
Length: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Gold and Platinum
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Georges E. Seligmann, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.523.2
Not on view
Marking: [1] GL (?) (maker’s mark, apparently unrecorded);
[2] Paris restricted warranty mark for gold, 1847 to date;
[3] unidentified incuse marks.
Mr. and Mrs. Georges E. Seligmann (until 1978; to MMA)
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