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Stock pin

Stock pin

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (west, made)

  • Date:

    ca. early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Enamelled gold and baroque pearl

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. D. H. Colnaghi

  • Museum number:

    M.279-1920

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Memento Mori stock pin, the head enamelled gold and a baroque pearl, forming a skull.

Place of Origin

Europe (west, made)

Date

ca. early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Enamelled gold and baroque pearl

Dimensions

Height: 9.3 cm, Width: 1.1 cm, Depth: 2 cm

Object history note

Said to have belonged to Napoleon I.

Descriptive line

Memento Mori stock pin, the head enamelled gold and a baroque pearl forming a skull, England, possibly early 19th century

Subjects depicted

Memento mori; Skulls; Memento mori; Death

Categories

Jewellery; Death; Royalty; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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