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Cameo Brooch

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Cameo Brooch

Artist: Unknown

Medium: shell and gold with pearls
Dimensions:
2 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches (7.3 x 7 cm)
Classification: Clothing and Accessories
Credit Line: Bequest of Nelda C. Stark, 1999
Object number: 2008.96.1
1965 Appraisal: 145
DescriptionOval shaped; carved shell cameo; standing female figure crossing bridge with dog in front of house or chapel; yellow gold frame with four pearls; clear locket glass inset on reverse; 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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