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Bar brooch

This brooch is in the form of stylized wings with a central, oval moonstone and a small pearl in the center.

Marks

Impressed 14K on the underside

Provenance

Ex-collection gemologist Mona Nesseth, CA; gift from Nesseth to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Mona Lee Nesseth

American, about 1900

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.3 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm (1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1977

Medium or Technique

14K gold with moonstone and pearl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches