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BROOCH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The brooch is shaped like an eagle with its wings stretched out and upwards. On his chest is an anchor. The lower part of the anchor forms a stand for him to perch upon. He faces to the left. Across the top of the anchor is a banner on which is written SS CW Post. The pin is attached to the upper back, connecting the wings.

Object name:
BROOCH
Made from:
Gold
Made in:
USA
Date made:
1944
Size:
6.6 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
17.7
Class:
JEWELRY
Signature marks:
MARK; INSCRIPTION on back: Des. Pat. 131446 _Co 14K INSCRIPTION SPONSOR MRS. JOSEPH E. DAVIES NOV. 8 1944 [on back] INSCRIPTION S-S-C-W-POST [on front]
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973