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The citizens of Denmark experienced a surge of nationalism during and after the 1848 war with Prussia. Jewelers were no exception and following the publication of J.J.A. Worsaae's Nordic Antiquities. The Royal Museum in Copenhagen (1854), they had access to detailed, engraved plates of historic...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis C. Foster

Danish, about 1870

Object Place

Copenhagen, Denmark


Diameter x depth: 5 x 0.7 cm (1 15/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metal; gold




Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches