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Pendant with Pelican and Frogs
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Pendant with Pelican and Frogs


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Description A pelican plucking her breast to feed her young is the central motif in this Renaissance revival brooch. The design appears to have been based on a pendant attributed to Corbinian Saur, a goldsmith working in Augsburg during the early 16th century.
Provenance Florence Trupp, Baltimore; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. Florence Trupp, 1986

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Period
late 19th century
Medium
gold, silver, enamel, gemstones
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.2117
Measurements
4 3/8 in. (11.11 cm)
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Not On View

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