Description Small praying hands serve as a delicate symbol of the faith represented by this brooch. One end is set with a sapphire, while the sides bear the inscription "Ave Maria " (Hail Mary).
- Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance John Hunt, Dublin, Ireland [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; purchased by Walters Art Museum, 1969.
Inscriptions Inscribed on the inner face of the brooch's ring: AVE MARIA; [Translation] Hail Mary.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S. & A.P. Fund, 1969
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