Brooch and original box

Material Information

Brooch and original box [brooch]
J. Mc Gilvray & Son ( Designer & Maker )
T. L. Macdonald ( Other Relation )
Place of Publication:
Great Britain, Oban, , Scotland
Creation Date:
circa 1880
silver ( medium )
gilt ( medium )
leather ( medium )
satin ( medium )
metal ( medium )
3-1/4 in x 4-1/4 in ( Dimensions, clasp (a) )
1-1/4 in x 4-7/8 in ( Dimensions, box (b) )
8.3 cm x 10.8 cm ( Dimensions, clasp (a) )
3.2 cm x 12.4 cm ( Dimensions, box (b) )


Subjects / Keywords:
Metal/Metal Design -- Fashion/Costume
brooches ( aat )


Sterling (?) silver brooch in an open circular design with stylized shamrock at open ends with raised birds in each oval and garnet cabochon insets in birds eyes and center of shamrock; top center also decorated with raised bird motif and garnet cabochon inset in center; applied bar pin with rounded end also decorated with garnet cabochon; overall celtic patterning in recessed areas washed with parcel-gilt. a: clasp, b: box.
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
87.1365.9.1 a,b ( accession number )
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