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Large shield-based brooch has six columnar shapes
  • Date 1890-1900
  • Place of Origin Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

This large shield-based brooch has six columnar shapes that are each topped with an eight-petaled filigree design with filigree and ball edging. There is also a central arched rondel with filigree. The edge of the brooch is scalloped and there are small conical filigrees between each scallop.

Marks: H.T.S. (the mark of an unknown maker); prõve (made in or around Drammen); 830 (made after 1890)

  • Materials Silver with a gold wash
  • Dimensions diameter: 3.5 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1990.003.003 - Museum Purchase