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Jeweled scroll brooch

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Elliptical shaped brooch with four central stones arranged vertically and flanked by gold scrolls and numerous smaller gemstones.

Inscription

Marked with incused initials on revers: "F.G. HALE"

Marks

Marked "F G HALE" incuse on gold tag soldered below clasp.

Provenance

Original owner unknown. Purchased by the donors from Jesse and Laski, London dealers, February 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph B. and Edith Alpers

about 1920

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 5cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16in.)

Accession Number

1998.569

Medium or Technique

Gold, zircons, diamonds, sapphires, peridots

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches