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L'Aurora Cameo Brooch

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L'Aurora Cameo Brooch

Artist: Unknown

Medium: shell and gold
Dimensions:
3 1/4 x 2 5/8 inches (8.3 x 6.7 cm)
Classification: Clothing and Accessories
Credit Line: Bequest of Nelda C. Stark, 1999
Object number: 2008.95.1
Christie's 2000 Appraisal: 130
DescriptionOval shaped; carved scene depicting male figure in chariot with four horses, eight figures walking, and flying cupid with torch; gold frame with open worked acorn designs; hinged pin back.
Provenance: Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to her son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; bequeathed December 13, 1999 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
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