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Personal Ornament, Brooch

Works of Art (44)

Amulet case, late 19th–early 20th century, Central Asia, Silver, glass (2006.544.9)
Amulet, late 19th–early 20th century, Attributed to the Karakalpak tribe, present-day Uzbekistan, Silver, fire gilded with false granulation and twisted wire and beaded wire decoration, gilded and silver appliqués, chain-link and cone-shaped pendants with slightly domed and cabochon-cut carnelians and turquoise beads (2008.579.12)
Bow Brooch with Disk, early 700s, Vendel, Copper alloy with mercury gilding and garnet (47.100.25 ab)
Bow Brooch, ca. 600, Langobardic; Made in central Italy, Silver with partial gilding, inlaid with niello (55.56)
Brooch and bracelet for the European market, 19th century, India, Rajasthan, Partabgarh, Pierced gold foil over glass (thewa work), with beads and filigree (53.167)
Brooch and earrings, 1854–70, Tiffany & Company (American), Coral, gold (2000.564a-c)
Brooch and earrings, 1858–60, Edward Burr (American), Yellow gold, pearls, diamonds, enamel (2000.549a-c)
Brooch in the Form of a Bird of Prey, 500–600, Vendel; made in Scandinavia, Copper alloy with silver overlay (1991.308)
Brooch in the form of a stag, late 3rd–early 4th century, Caucasus region, Bronze (21.166.3)
Brooch in the Form of a Winged Insect, 4th century, Eastern Germanic, Copper alloy (1993.263)
Brooch in the Shape of a Horse, 7th–6th century B.C.; Iron Age, Halstatt period, Copper alloy (1992.107)
Brooch in the Shape of a Panther, 100–300, Roman, Copper alloy with silver and niello inlays (47.100.18)
Brooch, 1868, Tiffany & Company (American), Gold, pearls, black enamel, hair (2000.556)
Brooch, 600–700, Copper alloy with gilding (53.48.6)
Brooch, 970–1030, Ottonian (probably northern Italy), Gold with pearls, glass, and cloisonné enamel (17.191.7)
Brooch, ca. 1850, Maker unknown, American, Gold, jet, crystal, hair (2000.557)
Brooch, ca. 1882–92, Jacques & Marcus (American), New York, Gold, pearl, demantoid garnets, diamonds (2001.246)
Brooch, ca. 1900, Marcus & Company (American), Gold, peridot, diamonds, pearls, enamel (2001.238)
Brooch, ca. 1900, Manufacturer: Georges Fouquet (French); Designer: Alphonse Mucha (Czech), Gold, enamel, mother-of-pearl, opal, emerald, colored stones, gold paint (2003.560)
Brooch, ca. 1912–13, Ferdinand Hauser (Austrian), Gold, enamel, moonstones (1998.356)
Brooch, first half of 5th century, Eastern Germanic, Silver with gold sheet overlay, garnets (47.100.19)
Brooch, necklace, and hair comb, ca. 1905, Florence Koehler (American), Pearls, enamel, gold (pin only: sapphire, emeralds) (52.43.1-.3)
Circular Pendant, 700–800, Viking, probably Gotland, Gilded copper alloy (1984.300)
Disk Brooch and Two Pendants, early 600s, Anglo-Saxon; Probably made in Faversham, southeastern England; Found at Teynam, southeastern England, Gold, cells inset with garnets and glass, border inlaid with niello (1987.90.1,2,3)
Disk Brooch with Cameo and Cabochons, brooch ca. 600, cameo 100–300, Langobardic (mount), Roman (cameo), Gold sheet; settings of onyx, cameo, glass (red and green cabochons); wire (95.15.101)
Disk Brooch, 650–725, Frankish; Found in Férebrianges or Petit-Troussy, northern France, Gold sheet with filigree and inlays of garnet, stone, glass, and pearl (17.191.134)
Disk Brooch, 675–700, Frankish; Found in Niederbreisig, western Germany, Gold sheet with filigree and inlays of garnet, glass, and mother-of-pearl (17.193.83)
Dragonesque Brooch, 1st century, Provincial Roman, probably made in Britain, Bronze with champlevé enamel (1980.450)
Intaglio, mid 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.; Antonine or Severan, Roman, Jasper, gold mount set with pearls and glass (1994.230.2)
Morse, with Saint Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata, 1300–1325, Italian; Made in Tuscany, Copper gilt, with champlevé enamel (1979.498.2)
Open Ring Brooch, early 800s, Pictish or Irish; Found near Galway, Ireland, Silver with amber insets (1981.413)
Oval Brooch, 900–1000, Viking; Made in Scandinavia, Copper alloy with gilding (1982.323.1)
Pair of Bird-Shaped Brooches, 550–600, Frankish, Gold sheet, cloisonné cells inset with garnets, glass, and pearl, garnets backed with patterned foil (17.191.164-165)
Pair of Brooches, 400–600, Ostrogothic, found in Kerch, Ukraine, Copper alloy overlaid with silver (98.11.107-8)
Pin, ca. 1890, Tiffany & Company (American), New York, Gold, diamond, enamel (2001.330)
Ring Brooch, 1340–49, German, Middle Rhine, Gold, spinels, sapphires (2006.257)
Round Box Brooch, 1000–1100, Viking; Made in Gotland, Sweden, Copper alloy with silver and niello inlays (1982.323.2)
Round Box Brooch, 700–900, Viking; Made in Gotland, Sweden, Copper alloy (1992.59.1)
Serpentine Brooch, 6th century B.C.; Iron Age, Halstatt period, Copper alloy (1992.280.3)
Society of the Cincinnati medal, 1783, Designed by Charles L'Enfant (French, 1754–1825), Île-de-France, Paris, Gold (35.46a,b)
Square-Headed Brooch, 6th century, Anglo-Saxon, Copper alloy with gilding and niello inlay (1985.209)
Star-Shaped Brooch with Intaglio, setting 960–1000, intaglio 337–361, Ottonian (setting), Byzantine (intaglio), Gold with pearls and star sapphire (1988.15)
Terminal for an Open-Ring Brooch, ca. 950, Viking; Perhaps from Eketorp, Sweden, Silver with gold and niello inlays (2000.140)
Watch pin, ca. 1900, Riker Brothers (American), Yellow gold, plique-à-jour enamel, diamonds, pearl, ruby (2001.331)