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Inlaid onyx set in gilt, one pear-shaped gilt drop hangs from central round motif. Two pear-shaped drops hang from end of curved bar which is over the central motif. A bird holding a branch is depicted in the center.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

American or European, 19th century

Object Place

American or European


6 x 5 x 1.8 cm (2 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Onyx, gold-colored metal, and pigment


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches