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Brooch, John Clafin Southwick

Decorative Arts

MAKER J. Lebrethon
MEDIUM Hardstone, gold
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES 1873
    DIMENSIONS 1 13/16 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 in. (4.6 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm)
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2001.13.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of C. Deirdre Phelps in memory of Southwick Phelps
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Portrait brooch in white and black hardstone mounted in gold setting. Simple oval frame with reticulated edges with set back mount containing portrait; pin and clasp soldered to back of frame. Profile bust of John Clafin Southwick carved in low relief matte white stone affixed to glossy black oval stone support. Condition: Very good.
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