Brooch

1986.004.004

Title

Brooch

Identifier

1986.004.004

Date

1835-1850

Creator

Andreas Delphin

Coverage

Oslo, Norway

Source

Gift of Marion J. and Lila Nelson

Format

Silver
Dimensions: length, 2.5 inches: width, 1.5 inches

Subject

Brooch
Silver
Norwegian Metalworking
Andreas Delphin

Description

This brooch, which was made by Andreas Delphin, features a narrow circular band that is crossed by a pin. Three circular pendants, cut by six triangles, hang from the lower band. These pendants are called solhjul or sun wheels.Each pendant has three small diamonds that hang from thin rings.

Marks: AD 13 1/3

Dimensions: length, 2.5 inches: width, 1.5 inches

Citation

Andreas Delphin, “Brooch,” Virtual Galleries, accessed October 24, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/551.