Gorget

Object Number: 
1954.498
Date: 
1800-1845
Medium: 
Brass, other metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 6 x 4 in. ( 1.9 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm )
Marks: 
cast: across banner below seal: "CITY GUARD"
Description: 
Brass crescent-shaped gorget with applied seal of the City of New York with "CITY GUARD" across a banner below, stirrup-link neck chain with a button at each tip of crescent, buttons also with the city seal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Colonel William C. Robertson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group