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Cameo Brooch

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Cameo Brooch

Artist: Unknown

Medium: shell and gold
Dimensions:
2 3/8 x 2 inches (6 x 5.1 cm)
Classification: Clothing and Accessories
Credit Line: Bequest of Nelda C. Stark, 1999
Object number: 2008.115.1
Christie's 2000 Appraisal: 143
DescriptionOval shaped; carved cameo shell; sitting female figure with cupid and birds; foliate engraved gold frame; loop pendant 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
In Collection(s)
Terms
  • Women
  • Cupid