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Cameo Brooch

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Cameo Brooch

Artist: Unknown

Medium: agate stone and gold (14K) with seed pearls and diamonds
Dimensions:
1 5/8 x 1 3/8 inches (4.1 x 3.5 cm)
Classification: Clothing and Accessories
Inscribed: unreadable numbers scratched (on reverse)
Credit Line: Bequest of Nelda C. Stark, 1999
Object number: 2008.114.1
Christie's 2000 Appraisal: 127
DescriptionOval shaped; black agate stone; high relief carving profile of woman in classical style; gold frame; band of seed pearls and six diamonds around edge; pendant loop and 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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