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Brooch

Leaf with a spray of bleeding heart blossoms.

Inscription

None.

Marks

On back of brooch, stamped indistinctly "HAND CHASED"; incuse mark "PEER SMED," STERLING," all in sans serif lettering.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor in Manhattan, possibly from the Jensen retail shop during the 1920s or 1930s. Previous owner: Ms. Betti Schellenberg Miller.

Credit Line

Gift of Betti Schellenberg Miller

1920–40

  • Peer Smed, American (born in Denmark), 1878–1943
Object Place for Label

New York, United States

Object Place

Brooklyn or New York, New York, United States

Accession Number

1999.738

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches