Stick pin

Object Number: 
1939.499
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Gold, carnelian
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 1 x 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 2.5 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved/intaglio: on carnelian surface: crest with initials "HDA" and unicorn
Description: 
Gold stick pin (meant to secure a gentleman's cravat) set with a signet intaglio carnelian.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Van Horne Ellis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group