Brooch

LC0439

Title

Brooch

Identifier

LC0439

Date

Eighteenth century

Creator

Unknown

Coverage

Eastern Norway

Source

Luther College Collection

Format

Silver, gold plating
Dimensions: length, 3 inches; width, 1.5 inches.

Subject

Brooch
Hjertesprette
Silver
Norwegian Metalworking

Description

This brooch, or hjertesprette, is from eastern Norway. As the name implies, it is heart-shaped. There is an inverted anchor at its base and a crown with birds on top. There are three leaf-shaped dangles that hang from the lower half of the pin.

Dimensions: length, 3 inches; width, 1.5 inches.

Citation

Unknown, “Brooch,” Virtual Galleries, accessed June 28, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/553.