Brooch in the form of a crab

Made:
1890-1930
maker:
Unknown

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Bronze crab brooch with clasp at back, very realistic, painted in natural colouring, work against the evil eye, Sorrento, Italy, 1890-1930

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Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A105414
Materials:
brass, bronze
type:
brooch
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • pin - jewelry
credit:
Massa, F.

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